May 6th, 2021   |  
Author: Jane Beesley   |  
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So, fresh from looking at National Butcher’s Week, we now turn our attention to National Vegetarian Week. It’s fair to say these are polar opposites but we’re a broad church here in the SK development kitchen and we love cooking vegetarian just as much as meat. This year, the Vegetarian Society are asking people to […]

October 16th, 2020   |  
Author: Chris Brown   |  
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Imagine if 40% of people in the UK were vegetarian. From a population of 66 million, that would mean 26.4 million of us would have opted for a meat-free diet. This may seem fanciful, but it is already being predicted that vegetarians and vegans look set to make up a quarter of the British population […]

October 4th, 2019   |  
Author: Oliver Parkinson   |  
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It”s National Curry Week so we’ll start with a question. What’s your favourite type of curry? That’s what we have been debating here at SK Towers this week. Well, it’s better than discussing whether we will be out or in after 31st October isn’t it? What we discovered is that curry, a bit like Brexit […]

August 29th, 2019   |  
Author: Oliver Parkinson   |  
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It would appear the end is nigh for good old-fashioned fish and chips; the fat lady is singing for chicken tikka masala and chicken chow mein is facing the final curtain. Say it ain’t so we hear you ask? Well, whilst rumours of their demise may be greatly exaggerated, there is a new kid on […]

January 3rd, 2019   |  
Author: Katie Beaumont   |  
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This week Greggs have launched a vegan sausage roll (available from today Thursday). McDonalds is following this with its first vegetarian happy meal, it’s safe to say that the meat-free trend is here to stay. More and more people are going vegetarian, vegan, or flexitarian if the thought of giving meat up forever is too […]

November 5th, 2015   |  
Author: John Connell   |  
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November is World Vegan Month. Choosing to become a vegan has never been easier with so much advice and support available to you at the click of a button on the internet. There are so many vegan recipe books and restaurants and you can find many vegan staples in your local supermarket too.

March 24th, 2015   |  
Author: Katie Beaumont   |  
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This week is Meat Free Week 2015, an initiative designed to get people to think about how much meat they eat, where it comes from and the impact eating too much meat has on your health, animals and the environment. Critics of the initiative say it is just a ploy to encourage more people to […]