December 4th, 2020   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

Ok, let’s see a show of hands. Who put their Christmas decorations up in November? Apparently, according to a survey in Good Housekeeping, 63% of Brits think November is too early to put up a Christmas tree. Well, from our observations, it would seem the great British public are telling fibs! We’ve never seen as […]

November 27th, 2020   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

We couldn’t let our month of Italian-themed blogs and recipes end without talking about pizza, could we? Especially as we are currently in World Week of Italian Cuisine, an event which promotes the country’s high-quality cuisine around the globe – not that anyone needs reminding of how good Italian food is! There are few things […]

November 20th, 2020   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

If you understand chefs, then in all likelihood you know we don’t suffer fools gladly. Whilst we’re not condoning the Gordan Ramsay school of tough love, during our chef lives, we come across many things that make us want to scream. Being glued to your phones when you are eating a meal in a restaurant […]

November 13th, 2020   |  
Author: Neil Shaefer   |  
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Categories: SK Foods News Categories: SK People

It’s fair to say that Simon Chambers would have an easier job if he could see into the future, but although he hasn’t got that this particular super-power just yet, he still has the task to predict what’s about to happen. In his case, this involves an awful lot of data and market analysis along […]

November 13th, 2020   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

Let’s be honest, professional footballers as a whole tend not to be the sharpest knife in the drawer (pardon the pun!). And then there’s Marcus Rashford. Here’s someone aged 23 who despite the prestigious wealth the game has bestowed on him, has never forgotten where he came from, which in his case was a working […]

November 6th, 2020   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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If we told you that Italian food is the most popular food in the UK, would you be surprised? Did you think Indian and Chinese would rank higher? A YouGov survey has revealed that Italian food actually beat all comers, not just in the UK, but around the world. Granted, the survey only involved 25,000 […]

October 30th, 2020   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

From trick or treating to apple bobbing, Halloween is always a highlight, particularly with people taking inspiration from across the Pond and really making a ‘thing of it in recent times. In our day, Halloween consisted of carrying a carved out turnip (yes dear reader, there were no pumpkins back then and you try hollowing […]

October 23rd, 2020   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

It’s not often that we blow our own trumpet in this blog, but we are sure you won’t begrudge us making an exception in the week that saw the celebration of International Chefs’ Day. Yes, dear reader, there is a day dedicated to little old us! And why not? After all, we are the people […]

October 16th, 2020   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

Imagine if 40% of people in the UK were vegetarian. From a population of 66 million, that would mean 26.4 million of us would have opted for a meat-free diet. This may seem fanciful, but it is already being predicted that vegetarians and vegans look set to make up a quarter of the British population […]

October 9th, 2020   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

If you live in Northern England, the chances are that if you go to a pub this weekend, it may be your last visit in a while. We’ll know shortly what further restrictions are being put in place to slow the spread of Covid-19, but it’s no secret that pubs closing for a while is […]