BBQ · Dinner · Italian

Saltimbocca Burgers

All the yummy flavours of saltimbocca in burger form!  Serves 3 Ingredients 250g turkey mince Zest of 1 lemon, grated 4-5 slices Parma ham/prosciutto, torn into pieces Handful fresh sage, chopped Black pepper 1 ball mozzarella, drained and grated Add the lemon zest, sage, black pepper, parma ham and turkey mince to a large bowl… Continue reading Saltimbocca Burgers

Dinner · Italian · Seafood

10-Minute Risotto

This is one of those night-before-the-shopping-comes, what-the-hell-can-I-make, throw-it-all-together-and-hope-for-the-best kind of meals! Luckily, it turned out pretty well so thought I’d share it on here!  Ingredients 2 smoked haddock fillets 1 leek, cleaned, trimmed and sliced into rings 2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped 4 blocks frozen chopped spinach, or 2 big handfuls fresh spinach… Continue reading 10-Minute Risotto



Hello and welcome to the Common Sense Cookery blog! I hope to share some of my favourite recipes with you, both my own and those of others which have been tried and tested by me. I will also post about how I cook, why I’m passionate about food and the tips and tricks that help… Continue reading Welcome