Lent

Lent

So, who has given up something for Lent?

In the days before Veganuary, Dry January, Stoptober etc, the only time of the year when people tended to forgo nice things was Lent.

Of course, this six-and-a-half week period before Easter was originally a Christian tradition involving fasting, but like many things it has become commercialised and something to jump on the bandwagon about; St Patrick’s Day being just one of the many others that spring to mind (isn’t is amazing how many people suddenly enjoy drinking Guinness on 17th March?).

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Development & Innovation Chef of SK Foods. Your food. Our Passion.
World Chocolate Day

World Chocolate Day

It’s World Chocolate Day, and while here at SK Foods we make a whole host of delicious savoury snacks, we just can’t resist a sweet treat!

Chocolate is the ultimate comfort food and the first thing we reach for when we’re stressed, when life has taken a turn for the worse and or need cheering up. There is also a claim that it’s a great aphrodisiac as it contains the same chemical that your brain creates when you’re falling in love!

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Katie Beaumont
Marketing & Communications Executive of SK Foods. Your food. Our Passion.
chocolate chip cookies

Every day is chocolate day

Do you know there is a World Chocolate Day? Well, I think every day is chocolate day!

Who could believe that so much pleasure can be had from such a simple product? In really good chocolate, there’s not lots of ingredients (although I am fond of a sea salt or chilli enhanced chocolate) and it’s that simplicity that appeals.

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Development & Innovation Chef of SK Foods. Your food. Our Passion.
Easter chocolate

Sweet treats at Easter

Easter is known as the time for sweet treats (and who doesn’t love chocolate and hot cross buns!) and a time for family gatherings – which we all know means lots of food!

We don’t really need much of an excuse to start trying out new recipes for family get-togethers, whether they are picnics out and about, or more formal “gatherings”, and while chocolate and sweets are probably on the menu somewhere, these tend to be where the savoury dishes take centre stage.

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Executive New Product Development Chef of SK Foods. Your food. Our Passion.