April 6th, 2018   |  
Author: Katie Beaumont   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

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 […]

June 10th, 2017   |  
Author: Sean Flint   |  
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We don’t often blog about drinks, given our forte is food, but we are making an exception for world gin day. And, believe it or not, we also have a gin-based recipe, but more of that in a while. The organisers of World Gin Day, now in its 9th year, must be rubbing their hands […]

April 19th, 2017   |  
Author: Sean Flint   |  
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We love our food-themed events here in the SK kitchen as they give us the chance to be creative, so when we discovered there was a National Garlic Day, the five of us were fighting over who should provide the recipe. The reason for this is that garlic is one of the staples in our […]

February 2nd, 2017   |  
Author: SK Foods   |  
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Believe it or not, Chinese New Year 2017 is only just underway, but in the SK kitchen we have already started planning for 2018! 2017 is the year of the rooster, which is apt given we have two in the kitchen. No, I don’t mean the feathered version, but our Head Chef John and Senior […]

December 15th, 2016   |  
Author: Katie Beaumont   |  
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Ok, hands up, who really likes Christmas pudding? In the last blog, we talked about alternative Christmas dinners, so it’s now time to have a look at alternative Christmas desserts Let’s say you ignore our advice and have a big turkey dinner on the 25th, we’re willing to bet that by the time it comes […]

December 9th, 2016   |  
Author: Sean Flint   |  
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Whilst we’re all for tradition but who’s up for an alternative Christmas dinner this year? After all, by the time the 25th comes around, the chances are you have already had your fill of turkey dinners, what with office Christmas parties and alike, so why put yourself through it again? By the time you have had […]

November 17th, 2016   |  
Author: John Connell   |  
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Doffing our cap We recently went for a meal in the lovely city of York. After ordering drinks, the bread was brought to our table. Was the bread brought to us on a plate? No. Was the bread brought to us in a bowl? No. Was the brought to us in a basket? No. In […]

November 9th, 2016   |  
Author: Sean Flint   |  
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Food and drink go together like Bonnie and Clyde, Morecombe and Wise, Ant and Dec and, well, you get our drift. So, in the first in a series of posts we want to take a look at our favourite food and drink pairings, starting with good old fashioned stout. Granted, it’s not everyone’s cup of tea; […]