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International Women’s Day in March: Helen’s story

Hi, my name is Helen and I’m 43. I spent nine months training at The Clink Restaurant in Styal.
Training at The Clink gave me the real working environment knowledge, and experience to complete my training, and achieve success in my NVQ Level 2 in Professional Cookery, building on the skills and knowledge I had previously achieved at Level 1. Since graduating from The Clink, […]


A French Menu for Goût de France

On Wednesday 21st March, all four of The Clink Restaurants will be taking part in Goût de France, or Good France, as it is more commonly known in the UK. The art of French cooking will be celebrated and our prisoner learners will have the chance to gain new experience in French cuisine while working towards their professional City & Guilds NVQ qualifications.
The dishes available at the […]


Recipe of the Month: Blueberry pancakes with maple syrup

Lemon, sugar, chocolate spread or savoury…. however you eat your pancakes, a stack of the sweet treats is the only dessert you should enjoy on Shrove Tuesday. Try this delicious recipe of blueberry pancakes with maple syrup from The Clink Desserts Cookbook.
Makes 16 pancakes
200g self-raising flour
1 tsp baking powder
Pinch of salt
1 egg, lightly beaten
10g unsalted butter, melted
300ml whole milk
150g blueberries
50ml maple syrup
100g crème fraiche
Sunflower oil, to cook
Beat together the flour, baking powder, salt, beaten […]


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