Blog Archive - February 2016

Best Companies 2016

Posted on 26 February 2016

On 25th February 2016 the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For list was announced. Below is the email that Rosie, our People Director, send round the next morning.

Morning everyone.

We have something to celebrate!  Last night, thanks to what you said in the employee survey, we came number 28th and ranked as the highest placed manufacturer in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work for.  We also won a special "Discovering Potential" award given to us by the Minister for Employment for our work to give ex-offenders a second chance.....

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BCorp Recertification

Posted on 19 February 2016

Tags: Good Business, Good Relationships

Big news at COOK HQ, so big we broke out the cupcakes: we’ve just been recertified as a B Corporation – part of a growing community of companies pursuing business as a force for good in society. It means we’ve once again passed a tough evaluation covering how we treat staff; our impact on the environment; how we run the company and what we do for our community.

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A visit to the Spice Room

Posted on 16 February 2016

Tags: Good Food, Our Kitchen

This week sees the return of our popular Indian Takeaway for 2, which is all the excuse we need to visit the most mysterious and bewitching part of the COOK kitchen: the fabled Spice Room. Chefs Arta, Raimondas, Robin and Sherif answer our questions.

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Bombay Potato Recipe

Posted on 15 February 2016

Tags: Good Food, Recipe

If you wanted to try making our Bombay Potatoes you now can. It's one of the simpler dishes to make in our Indian range … so just the six spices. (The Saag Chicken has forty-two different ingredients for our chefs to weigh!). 

COOK Bombay Potato Recipe

Serves 6-8


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Crouch End to The Voice

Posted on 12 February 2016

Korma Chameleon! From the COOK shop Crouch End to The Voice.

We’ve got a song in our hearts here at COOK, thanks to Vangelis from our shop in Crouch End absolutely smashing it on The Voice. We thought we should find out more about the star in our midst…

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