Archive: July 2018

Recipe of the month: Charred sea bass, courgette salsa, lemon reduction and basil crisps

Introducing July’s recipe of the month…. charred sea bass, courgette salsa, lemon reduction and basil crisps.The recipe is from our summer menu lead by Sebastien, our Head Chef at The Clink Restaurant at HMP Cardiff. It shows how he preps and cooks the dish in order to teach our prisoner learners.
Courgette salsa:
10 courgettes
4 white onions
4 cloves garlic
4 bay leaves
2 red chillies
Parsley, […]


Cardiff receives Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor

Congratulations to the team in our restaurant at HMP Cardiff who have received a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor for five years of consistently high ratings and reviews from guests who have dined in our restaurant.
Thank you to all of those who continue to support our work in training prisoners for those who want, need and deserve a second chance.


General Manager Catrin Aherne wins third place at ACE Robyns Awards 2018

Catrin Aherne, General Manager of our Styal restaurant, was awarded third place at the ACE Robyns Awards on Wednesday 18th July. Guests boarded the Bateaux London and following a boat trip along the Thames, the finalists were revealed in front of 150 guests.
The ACE Robyns awards were created in memory of CH&CO co-founder Robyn Jones OBE and the 12 finalists were recognised as emerging talents in contract […]


Recipe of the Month: National Ice Cream Month

July is hotting up and this month, it’s National Ice Cream Month. Relax during these summer days with some fresh homemade ice cream. The two recipes below, Easy Salted Caramel Ice Cream and Rose Water Ice Cream, are from The Clink Desserts Cookbook. To purchase your copy, please click here.

Easy salted caramel ice cream
Serves 8
340g caster sugar
1 tbsp golden syrup
1 tbsp black treacle
450ml double cream
300ml semi-skimmed […]


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