September 10th, 2021   |  
Author: Sean Flint   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

Lindt, Hershey, Frys, Nestle, Cadbury all famous types of chocolate and they all have something else in common. But first, as we celebrate International Chocolate Day, let us peel back the layers of time and explore the rich history of this food of the Gods. It was said the Aztec deity Quetzalcoatl was cast out […]

September 2nd, 2021   |  
Author: jack Hunter   |  
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Britain’s food favourites are changing and it’s a culinary classic dating back thousands of years that is on the rise. A survey earlier this year by YouGov reveals Chinese is the nation’s favourite takeaway, but delve a little deeper and you’ll find the future is pizza. Fish and chips was number one for senior citizens, […]

August 26th, 2021   |  
Author: jack Hunter   |  
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One of the joys of a good walk is how the fresh air gets the brain cells working. When I wander I start to wonder, deep stuff like if we get apples from an apple tree and gooseberries from a gooseberry bush how come we get beef from a cow? Well, it transpires it’s all […]

August 19th, 2021   |  
Author: Jane Beesley   |  
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Amidst the rush to return to big-crowd sporting events and nightclubs, it seems lockdown has also prompted a yearning for a more sedate pastime. Angling is not usually associated with stampedes, but it’s now at the centre of a rush to the riverbank. It’s quite a shift from its traditional image. You may recall the […]

August 6th, 2021   |  
Author: jack Hunter   |  
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Considering it has been around for an estimated 10,000 years, it’s taken a while for the world to realise the vital role that beer has played in the advancement of the species. International Beer Day, celebrated each August, has only been with us for 15 years and you still won’t find many people putting “beer […]

July 29th, 2021   |  
Author: jack Hunter   |  
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Cheesecake. A cake made of cheese. Not in my lifetime! Ah, do you remember that Peter Kay classic sketch? Or perhaps you remember this number: “Ohhhh….Cheesecake. Munchin’ on a cheesecake, munchin’ on a cheesecake. Cheesecake, munchin’ on a cheesecake, munchin’ on a cheesecake” If you haven’t heard this jazz gem before, take a trip down […]

July 22nd, 2021   |  
Author: Jane Beesley   |  
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As the sun beats down onto a golden beach what better way to celebrate summer than enjoy a deliciously decadent ice cream. You can buy one in February if you really want to and risk frostbite to your tongue as your gloves clutch desperately to your soggy cone on a windswept, rain-lashed, promenade but somehow […]

July 8th, 2021   |  
Author: Neil Shaefer   |  
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Finding out he’d been successfully appointed as SK Chilled Food’s newest Development Chef was an early birthday present for 25-year-old Jack Hunter. The chef was given the good news of his appointment the day before his birthday and was officially part of the team just three days later! Jack comes with an impressive pedigree having […]

June 17th, 2021   |  
Author: jack Hunter   |  
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It’s a rivalry which stretches back centuries. Whether it was Emperor Hadrian (not even English!) building a wall to keep the marauding Scots out, the invasion of King Edward the First’s army which led to the legend of ‘Braveheart’ William Wallace and the subsequent defeat of the English at Bannockburn by Robert the Bruce, it’s […]

June 11th, 2021   |  
Author: Neil Shaefer   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

The Euros kick off today and the joy of such tournaments is not only wall to wall football but also the chance to learn a bit more about the countries taking part. Even if you don’t like the beautiful game, why you can still try out foodie footy challenge for Euro 21 and by happy […]