Archive: December 2011

Clink Christmas Puddings

Prisoners set to work in November to create over 100 Christmas puddings in time for the festive season. Creating their own recipe, the puddings were sold to raise money for The Clink charity, retailing at just £14.95 each.
Dan Snow, television historian, auctioned one of The Clink Christmas puddings on twitter to raise money for the charity, selling at an impressive £100.
As well as Christmas puddings, 48 The Clink branded aprons were snapped up for just £14.95 each. Due to high […]


A successful year in The Clink…

This year has been incredibly successful for The Clink, not only as a restaurant but as a charity and mentoring scheme too. Starting in July when The Clink was awarded the Education and Catering Award at the Caterer & Hotelkeeper annual Catey Awards, the team have gone on to win another three awards in the last three months.
Recognised for its approach to managing diversity, The Clink was presented with the Diversity Award at the London Peace Awards on 20th September, […]


Antonio Carluccio’s fundraising lunch…

There’s still time for you to secure a place at our next fundraising lunch on Tuesday 20th December at The Clink Restaurant.
Prisoners will serve non-alcoholic bucks fizz to guests on arrival, followed by a four-course Italian lunch, with coffee, cooked by the prisoners with the help and guidance of Antonio Carluccio.
Lunch is priced at £150 per head. Please be sure to book soon as places are very limited. Please send an email to to book your place for this […]


A festive recipe: Smoked salmon and avocado mousse served with dill mayonnaise

2 Ripe avocados
250g sliced smoked salmon
1 Lemon
4 Table spoons of fresh mayonnaise or a good quality brand
2 Table spoons of single cream
A dash of Tabasco
Black pepper
Fresh dill
Remove the stone and skin from the avocados and cut into large chunks.
Put into a blender with the juice of the lemon, Tabasco, black pepper and pinch of salt.
Blend until smooth.
Line the inside of 4 ramekin dishes or small teacups with cling film, overlapping by 1 inch.
Now line with the slices of smoked salmon […]


The Big Give 2011 Christmas Challenge…

The Clink Charity has been invited to take part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge.
The Big Give runs the annual Christmas Challenge where you can have your donation matched; making your support for The Clink go even further.
The idea is that The Big Give will match all online donations from The Clink Charity supporters and friends over a three day period, from Monday 5th December to Wednesday 7th December.
The challenge starts at 10am on Monday 5th so the closer […]


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