March 17th, 2020   |  
Author: Katie Beaumont   |  
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Categories: SK Foods News Categories: SK People

In response to concerns regarding Coronavirus Covid-19. SK Chilled Foods remain committed to our trading partners and are continuing to take orders and manufacture products to ensure availability across the country. We are working closely with our suppliers and customers to keep food moving quickly through the system to ensure our customer’s shelves are stocked. […]

April 9th, 2020   |  
Author: Jane Beesley   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

We’re approaching Good Friday, so it’s a great time to ask whether you know why it’s tradition to eat fish on this day. No doubt most of you will say it’s to mark the death of Jesus Christ, with Christians being urged to abstain from eating the flesh of warm-blooded animals as an act of […]

April 3rd, 2020   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

April is a big month in Thailand as the country’s most famous festival, Songkran, takes place. An important event on the Buddhist calendar, this water festival marks the beginning of the traditional Thai New Year, with Songkran coming from a Sanskrit word meaning ‘passing’ or ‘approaching’. Held over two days from 13th to 15th April, […]

March 27th, 2020   |  
Author: Sean Flint   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog Categories: Uncategorised

In last week’s blog we gave some food preservation tips to help you in this self-isolation, social distancing world we currently live in, so this week we thought it would be useful to show you how you can also make meals go further. In particular we’re talking about batch cooking, i.e. making something which can […]

March 20th, 2020   |  
Author: Jane Beesley   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

As you will be aware, we like a food hack or ten here in the SK kitchen so given the current uncertain and unprecedented climate we are all in, we thought this would be an ideal time to share a few food preservation tips which will make your food last longer. So, here, in no […]

March 13th, 2020   |  
Author: Sean Flint   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

Do you know why spring rolls are called spring rolls? Yes, you guessed it, it’s because they were a seasonal food consumed during …….drum roll…… the spring. Originating in Asia, they started as a pancake filled with the new season’s spring vegetables, a welcome change from the preserved foods of the long winter months. The […]

March 6th, 2020   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

With all the recent rain and generally grim weather, it may not seem that spring is upon us, but it officially starts in just two weeks – 20th March in fact. Aside from the lighter nights and hopefully a little bit warmer weather (or although you never know with this county) that can mean one […]

February 27th, 2020   |  
Author: Neil Shaefer   |  
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Categories: SK Foods News Categories: SK People

My day in the SK development kitchen always starts with a very important job – making a coffee. Us chefs love coffee. When you have worked in a restaurant during a service, it’s what keep you going. Since becoming a development chef with SK three years ago, I have managed to get a handle on […]

February 20th, 2020   |  
Author: Jane Beesley   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

Did you know that the first recorded Chinese restaurant in Britain opened in 1907? Yes, that surprised us too! Unfortunately, there’s no record of what was on the menu at the appropriately named ‘The Chinese Restaurant’ in London’s Piccadilly Circus, but we suspect the food was very different from what is served in your average […]

February 14th, 2020   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

Ok, hands up, who knows how to cook rice properly? Whether it’s the burnt layer stuck to the bottom of a pan which takes forever to clean, to a watery splodge that looks more like semolina, even the best of us (including chefs) have encountered just some of these common consequences of trying to make […]