April 18th, 2019   |  
Author: Sean Flint   |  
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On National Tea Day, we have one burning question to ask, how do you make the perfect cuppa? This age-old debate has divided people for centuries. Should you have it black or white? If you like it with milk, how much do you use?

March 29th, 2019   |  
Author: Katie Beaumont   |  
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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. Let’s face it though, you can’t be choosy when you […]

March 21st, 2019   |  
Author: Katie Beaumont   |  
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Do you know that Waffle Day is approaching? When you think of waffles, what country springs to mind? The USA or maybe Belgium? Both countries are, of course, renowned for their waffles and in Belgium’s case, it’s in the name! But, we actually have Sweden to thank for giving us waffle day. There it is […]

January 3rd, 2019   |  
Author: Katie Beaumont   |  
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This week Greggs have launched a vegan sausage roll (available from today Thursday). McDonalds is following this with its first vegetarian happy meal, it’s safe to say that the meat-free trend is here to stay. More and more people are going vegetarian, vegan, or flexitarian if the thought of giving meat up forever is too […]

October 17th, 2018   |  
Author: SK Foods   |  
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When it comes to champagne, and it is Global Champagne Day on 19th October after all, we like to quote Lily Bollinger of the House of Bollinger Champagne. She said: “I drink Champagne when I’m happy and when I’m sad. Sometimes I drink it when I’m alone. When I have company I consider it obligatory. […]

June 4th, 2018   |  
Author: SK Foods   |  
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Gin. It’s everywhere now, isn’t it? You can’t move down a high street without falling over at least one specialist gin bar and even the most modest of hostelries seems to be offering about a third of their bar space to the spirit. Last year, just in the UK, we bought 47 million bottles. Sales […]

May 11th, 2018   |  
Author: John Connell   |  
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International No Diet Day and Eat What You Want Day – now they are two awareness days we can definitely get on-board with! Ok, the weather is getting better and as a result legs and torsos are being exposed to the world left, right and centre, after a long winter of comfort eating and hibernation. […]

April 6th, 2018   |  
Author: Katie Beaumont   |  
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Could a doughnut be any more perfect? It’s portable and easy to eat on the go. It’s delicious, obviously. And it’s just got a little bit better too…the humble doughnut is not so humble any more. It’s bright pink and favoured by one of the world’s favourite fathers. Homer Simpson…. That’s right, Krispy Kreme (who […]

March 23rd, 2018   |  
Author: John Connell   |  
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News is out that Costco are selling an apocalypse food kit which it promises will keep you and your family fed for a year should disaster strike – when presumably it will be safe to venture out of your shed or whatever you’ve been using as a bunker. Now, here at SK Chilled Foods, we […]

December 15th, 2017   |  
Author: Sean Flint   |  
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Christmas is just over a week away so we’re once again including sprouts in our recipe. This one uses these little small green gems (we will wear you down until you love them as much as we do) in an Asian style salad served with pork belly. It is an ideal dish to make after […]