September 11th, 2020   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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Imagine our surprise when we were researching this week’s blog and discovered that an English muffin is not actually English at all! That certainly set the cat among the pigeons, especially as Chef Chris has already prepared his recipe (more on this shortly) with this in mind. In a month of blogs dedicated to great […]

August 14th, 2020   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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Is there anything better in life than a good old-fashioned Sunday roast. Whether made and eaten at home or enjoyed in your local pub (always the latter for us given we spend all our time cooking for others!), it’s quintessentially British, up there with a pint of beer, a cup of tea or a game […]

July 10th, 2020   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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On Monday 13th July, spare a thought for those working in the IT department at Her Majesty’s Government. After several website crashes – the contact tracing and ‘Pick for Britain’ sites to name just two – over the last few months, it then doesn’t bode well when the Government announces the meal deal to end […]

May 7th, 2020   |  
Author: Oliver Parkinson   |  
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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 […]

April 16th, 2020   |  
Author: Oliver Parkinson   |  
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It is National Tea Day next week (21st) an event, according to the organisers, aimed at reigniting our love for tea. In Britain we drink 165 million cups of tea each day (that’s enough to fill 20 Olympic swimming pools), so you may well ask why there’s a need to reignite anything when it’s already […]

September 19th, 2019   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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It’s the start of British Food Fortnight, a celebration of everything that’s great about the food we eat as a nation. As a British company which has been supplying chilled food to the UK’s biggest supermarkets for over 25 years, we are tremendously proud of the contribution we have made to the sector. When deciding […]

August 9th, 2019   |  
Author: John Connell   |  
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There are few things more quintessentially British than afternoon tea, so when we decided to do a blog to mark afternoon tea week it made perfect sense to choose a New Zealander to do it. To be fair, I have lived in the UK for a while now and have had my fair share of […]

April 26th, 2019   |  
Author: SK Foods   |  
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Last week, we were talking tea, and now we’re approaching UK Coffee Week (29th April to 5th May). Where do you stand on the tea vs coffee debate? Personally, I am coffee all the way during the day, but partial to a cup of tea of an evening. I am certainly not alone in this […]

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 […]

March 7th, 2019   |  
Author: Sean Flint   |  
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There are some strange food awareness days, National Tartar Sauce Day and National Melba Toast Day to name just a few hundred, but one day which deserves to be recognised is Plant Power Day. Not so long ago, you would have recoiled at the thought of a day which is about eating plants, I mean […]