February 28th, 2019   |  
Author: Katie Beaumont   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

With Pancake Day upon us, we wonder how many people will actually make their own pancakes on Shrove Tuesday? The reason we ask is there are now so many pre-prepared versions, whether it is those where the mix is already made for you or where it’s just a case of putting the pancake in the […]

February 28th, 2017   |  
Author: John Connell   |  
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So, on Shrove Tuesday, what sort of pancakes will you be eating today? Call me old fashioned, but I like to keep it simple. That means, a bit of lemon juice and some sugar. But given we are all about the savoury here in the SK kitchen, it would be remiss of me not to […]

February 9th, 2016   |  
Author: Katie Beaumont   |  
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It’s not often that we would recommend throwing food around a kitchen but we always make an exception for Shrove Tuesday. Do you know that the tradition of tossing pancakes originated in 1445 when a housewife from Olney, Buckinghamshire, was so busy making pancakes that she forgot the time until she heard the church bells […]