May 29th, 2020   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

If there’s one thing we have been able to do during lock-down, apart from improving our cooking skills, it’s spending time in the garden, especially with the glorious weather we have been having. We used to be known as a nation of gardeners, and it’s great to see so many people concentrating on their gardens […]

May 21st, 2020   |  
Author: Sean Flint   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

We’ve talked about how lock-down has forced many adjustments, but in the case of National BBQ Week, which starts on 25th May, it’s one of life’s pleasures that you can definitely enjoy at home. When National BBQ Week started in the summer of 1997 it helped to grow the BBQ market from just 9 million […]

May 15th, 2020   |  
Author: Jane Beesley   |  
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Categories: SK Foods News

We’re coming to the end of National Vegetarian Week, a seven-day event aimed at encouraging people to eat more plant-based food. We’ve talked in previous blogs of how the lock-down has encouraged more home cooking and baking, so it’s a perfect time to perfect your vegetarian cooking. The Vegetarian Society, who are behind National Vegetarian […]

May 7th, 2020   |  
Author: Oliver Parkinson   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

We couldn’t post a blog on the 75th anniversary of VE Day without acknowledging the importance of the day. Pre-Coronavirus (do you remember life before Covid-19?) there were big plans to celebrate over the bank holiday weekend, but unfortunately the lock-down has put paid to this. However, we’ve always been a resourceful nation, the way […]

May 3rd, 2019   |  
Author: Katie Beaumont   |  
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“In Mexico, everything on the menu is the same dish. The only difference is the way it’s folded.” Ah, Billy Connolly, you comedy genius you! This one-liner has always made me laugh, but with Cinco de Mayo approaching, funnily enough on 5th May, do you know your taco from a burrito? One thing is for […]

May 5th, 2017   |  
Author: Katie Beaumont   |  
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If you like Star Wars, yesterday would have been your day (May the 4th Be with you), but whilst we are big fans of the movies (apart from Phantom Menace of course!) we prefer to celebrate Cinco de May0. (5th of May). That’s because Mexican food is one of the staples in the SK kitchen.

May 5th, 2016   |  
Author: Katie Beaumont   |  
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Today is Cinco de Mayo (Fifth of May), which commemorates Mexico’s victory over the French army at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. The Mexicans hardly need an excuse for a celebration, but this is one of their favourite days of the year and is a time for eating, drinking and spending time with friends. […]

January 12th, 2016   |  
Author: Katie Beaumont   |  
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No doubt many of you will currently be trying to stay ‘dry’ during January after the boozy excesses of Christmas, so have you thought about doing Veganuary? If you are like us, that is likely to last until this evening when you get that Friday feeling and, let’s face it, we will all have worked […]