Marty in the Morning

Marty in the Morning

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Marty in the Morning Friday 24 January 2014

The Joy of Movement with Voltarol.

We are continuing our Joy of Movement theme and competition this week with 
the emphasis on Coastal walks. Just tune into Marty in the Morning all this week between 0700 and 1000 for your chance to win some very comforting spa vouchers...

Listen back here to excerpts from the wonderful broadcasts from Naples & Pompeii,in association with The Travel department.

Marty in the Morning

Marty takes the chill out of your early Winter mornings with music, news, weather and travel updates.

Neven' Recipes - Homemade Pizza

Serves 4

350g (12oz) strong white flour, extra for dusting

7g sachet easy-blend yeast

1 tsp salt, 225ml (8fl oz) warm water

2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, extra for greasing and drizzling, 2 tsp semolina or dried white breadcrumbs

8 tbsp passata rustica (crushed tomatoes)

a few fresh basil leaves, torn, extra to garnish

150g (5oz) ball of mozzarella, drained and roughly chopped 25g (1oz) freshly grated Parmesan

40g (1 ½oz) rocket sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.

Place the flour, yeast and salt in a food processor fitted with a dough attachment (or use a bowl and a wooden spoon if you don’t have a processor). Mix the warm water and oil in a jug. With the motor running, slowly pour the oil mixture through the feeder tube (or stir by hand) and mix until you have achieved a soft, stretchy dough. Knead for 5 minutes in the machine or for 10 minutes by hand on a lightly floured work surface.

Transfer the dough to a lightly oiled bowl. Rub the top with a little more oil and then cover with a clean, damp tea towel. Set aside at room temperature for 1 hour, or until the dough has doubled in size. Preheat the oven to 240°C (475°F/gas mark 9).

Punch the dough down with a clenched fist. Remove the dough from the bowl and knead for a couple of minutes until smooth, then cut in half and roll each half out on a lightly floured surface into a 25cm (10in) circle. Sprinkle the semolina or breadcrumbs onto 2 large, flat baking sheets and transfer the pizza bases on top.

Season the passata to taste and then spread it over the pizza bases, leaving a 1cm (½in) border around the edges. Scatter over the basil, then drizzle over a little olive oil and scatter the mozzarella and Parmesan on top. Bake for 10–12 minutes, until the base is crisp and the cheeses are bubbling and lightly golden. Remove from the oven and drizzle over a little more olive oil, then scatter over the rocket and garnish with more basil. Season to taste.

To serve, cut the pizzas into wedges and arrange on warmed serving plates.



American Hot

Prepare the bases with the passata, basil and olive oil and then scatter over 50g

(2oz) thinly sliced pepperoni and 50g (2oz) drained, sliced jalapeño chillies (from a

jar or can). Finish and serve as described above.

Food with Neven Maguire.

You can find all of Neven Maguires delicious recipes from the Marty in the Morning Friday programmes going back over the months, by clicking here.

Below are some great gardening suggestions, tips and advice to help get you moving.
Gardening tips from listeners... winners of Spa Vouchers.

Monday 3rd October 
Ellen Delaney. Fornaught. Donoughmore. Cork
Marty. My gardening tip is to collect as many seeds as possible from your garden or others, ready for 
spring sowing. And marty the Magnificent Seven is the soundtrack to my youth in one channel land. Fabulous . 

Tuesday 4th October
Patrick Hagin-Meade,  Ballinteer, Dublin 16
Good morning Marty . 
My tip is get someone in to do the gardening and go for a good long walk.!


Wednesday 5th October
Eileen Murray. Main St. Baltinglass. Co. Wicklow.
Marty. Always use the water that you have boiled eggs in to water your house plants. They'll do exceptionally well. Try it. 

Thursday 6th October
Helen McMahon 
if you have a flowering dogwood shrub or shrubs (cornus) don't be tempted to prune. just now. leave them flourish and enjoy the light coloured floaty leaves adding colour and light to 
the garden...closer to December prune hard cutting long lengths of the vivid red branches..these branches are bendy and flexible (like your joints after using voltorol!) perfect for weaving into a 
circular shape..weaving the lengths into a plaited wreath add other bits painted pine cones ribbon ivy holly etc makes a perfect seasonal decoration or gift! will dry out but can be used for years.

Friday 7th October
Libby Ireton, Castletroy, Limerick
Marty. My gardening tip is to gather up all those fallen leaves into a black bag {or two} Sprinkle on some water, and tie it securely. Put it in a corner out of sight, and every few weeks shake the bags and turn over. This time next year open the bags and spread the Leaf mould compost on your garden! 


Click here for 10 Tips for Fitness Walking & Winners of Spa Vouchers for the Voltarol Favourite walks promotion with Marty in September.



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Presenter: Marty Whelan

Producer: Sinead Wylde

Production Co-ordinator: Michael O' Kane


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