April 16th, 2021   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

If we were to ask what drink is synonymous with Great Britain, we’re pretty sure we know what your answer will be. No, it’s not beer, although that comes a very close second and with pubs and restaurants opening outdoors this week, we’re pretty sure that more was downed than the nation’s favourite drink. We […]

April 2nd, 2021   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

So, how many of you took advantage of the latest lifting of restrictions to play outdoor sports this week or meet outside with six people or two households? You could even meet people in your own garden! Imagine if just over a year ago (we no call it PC – Pre-Covid) someone has said you […]

March 19th, 2021   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

Although we’re starting to see light at the end of the tunnel (touch wood) after the last 12 months, if there’s anything we need right now as we wait for restrictions to lift, it’s a good laugh. So, Red Nose Day has come at exactly at the right time and as staying in has become […]

March 12th, 2021   |  
Author: Neil Shaefer   |  
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Rebecca Storey has always enjoyed cooking and science, so she decided to combine the two to make the perfect job. The 23-year-old joined SK as a Development Technologist (DT) in December 2019 after completing a degree in food science and engineering. This followed a placement at SK when she was at university which gave her […]

February 26th, 2021   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

There’s a show on Netflix at the moment called We Are the Champions which looks at some weird and wonderful competitions that take place around the world. One of these episodes features the first-ever World Championship of Chili Pepper Eating. It follows the fortunes of several ‘characters’, including someone from the UK, as they prepare […]

February 19th, 2021   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

Give us this day our daily bread. No, don’t worry, we haven’t decided to turn our food blogs into religious ones, although there is something quite religious about the topic of this week’s musings. Yes, we are referring to bread, but definitely not the industrial loaf products which contain a cocktail of additives. Additives Chef […]

February 12th, 2021   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

As February is spice month, there was no way we could omit Chinese New Year from our blog ramblings this week, especially as it official starts today (12th Feb). It’s our bread and butter after all, or should that be our spring rolls and wontons? After Christmas, Chinese New Year represents SK’s busiest periods of […]

January 29th, 2021   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

And now the end is near, so I face the final curtain… Do you know that the lyrics for My Way were written by songwriter Paul Anka specifically for Frank Sinatra, who had revealed that he wanted to retire and wanted Anka to write one last song for him? Little did Anka know that Sinatra […]

January 22nd, 2021   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

If the last 12 months have taught us anything it’s that the world is a crazy place but if there’s one silver lining that has brought a smile to our faces, it’s the amount of new, and often weird and wonderful, food combinations that people have come up with. Only this week we learned that […]

January 15th, 2021   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

“We’re all going on our summer holiday, no more working for a week or two.” Ah, read that first paragraph and imagine listening to the dulcet tones of the great Sir Cliff Richard. Granted, we may just have lost half our readership with that reference (Cliff who we hear the millennials say?) but there’s a […]