Mother's Day

Mother’s Day

Ah, Mother’s Day, the time of year when restaurants and pubs across the UK rub their hands with glee at the thought of a fully booked service.

For some, it may be the one of the few times of the year that they are full because, let’s face it, you can’t be choosy when you leave the booking until the last minute can you?

Not that we are speaking from experience though, honestly mum….

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Jane Beesley
Development & Innovations Chef of SK Foods. Your food. Our Passion.
Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday

So, on Shrove Tuesday, what sort of pancakes will you be eating today?

Call me old fashioned, but I like to keep it simple. That means, a bit of lemon juice and some sugar.
But given we are all about the savoury here in the SK kitchen, it would be remiss of me not to also give you an alternative option too.

So, on the basis I prefer my pancakes on a morning (with a child every day is pancake day in my house), how about my own scrambled eggs and bacon filled pancakes?

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Development & Innovation Chef of SK Foods. Your food. Our Passion.
Yorkshire Pudding Day

Yorkshire Pudding Day

On Yorkshire Pudding Day, why, we ask, is there still no EU protected status for this simple (if you know how to cook them that is!) dish?

Melton Mowbray pork pies, Stornoway black puddings, Cumberland sausage, Jersey royal potatoes and Cornish clotted cream all have this status, which means it must be produced in the area in question and be of a certain quality.

Don’t get me wrong, these are all fine things, but the Yorkshire pudding has been around for centuries and yet there is still no sign of it being bestowed the status it deserves. Read more

Jane Beesley
Development & Innovations Chef of SK Foods. Your food. Our Passion.