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Ryan Tubridy sits in

1 hour, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 25 July 2013

It's another Foody Thursday on Drivetime! Ryan is joined by regular gastrognome, Nigel Barden. Plus, Matt Williams has the latest sport and Alice Baxter brings us the money news.

Music Played

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    Lady Antebellum Downtown

    Golden, Liberty Records, 1

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    Erasure Stop!

    Erasure - Pop!, Mute Records

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    Rod Stewart She Makes Me Happy

    (CD Single), Capitol, 1

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    Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash Jackson

    The Man In Black, Columbia, 7

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    Fine Young Cannibals She Drives Me Crazy

    And Then She Kissed Me Vol.1 (Various, Debutante

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    The Beautiful South You Keep It All In

    Beautiful South - Carry On Up The Cha, Go! Discs

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    Imagine Dragons It's Time

    (CD Single), Interscope, 1

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    Elvis Presley I Just Can't Help Believing

    Presley - The All Time Greatest Hits, RCA

  • Image for Talking Heads

    Talking Heads Once In A Lifetime

    Talking Heads - Remain In Light, Sire

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    The Supremes You Keep Me Hanging On

    Diana Ross & The Supremes - 40 Motown, Polygram Tv

  • Image for Status Quo

    Status Quo Looking Out For Caroline

    Bula Quo, Fourth Chord Records, 1

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    Hayseed Dixie Devil Woman

    Weapons Of Grass Destruction, Cooking Vinyl Records

  • Nigel's Tiramisu Ice Cream Cake

    Based on the recipe by Bill Granger
    Perfect for summer days when you don’t want to be in a hot kitchen!
    Serves 6–8
    Prep time: 15 mins + 4hrs minimum in freezer + 1/2 hr in fridge
    180ml strong black coffee (can be decaf)
    70 ml Kahlua or other coffee liqueur (Tia Maria)
    70 ml Marsala
    300g or 1&1/2 packs Savoiardi, or sponge finger biscuits
    1L good vanilla ice cream
    1L good coffee ice cream
    150g dark chocolate grated (easiest to do this with fridge cold chocolate using a potato peeler)

    You’ll need a square 20cm cake tin lined with cling film, overlapping the edge – if you damp down the cake tin first, the cling film is much easier to stick down!
    - Move ice cream from freezer to fridge for 1/2 hr to soften; if it’s a hot day & the ice cream is quite soft, then no need to leave in fridge for 1/2 hr.
    - Combine the coffee, Kahlua & Marsala together in a bowl.
    - Dip 2 sponge fingers at a time into the mixture (to avoid them becoming too soggy) & use them to line the base of the tin.
    - Empty the coffee ice cream into a mixing bowl & beat briefly until smooth (you can use a Kitchen Aid with the paddle attachment, beat the ice cream on low speed for a few seconds until smooth).
    - Using a palette knife or spatula, spread a generous even layer of ice cream on the soaked sponge fingers.
    - Layer a 2nd layer of sponge fingers over the ice cream.
    - Beat the vanilla ice cream as you did the coffee ice cream, then spread this evenly over your soaked sponge fingers.
    - Put your completed cake in the freezer for at least 4 hrs before serving.
    1/2 hr before serving, place the cake in the fridge to soften.
    - Using the cling film, carefully lift the cake out of the tin, peeling the cling film off as you place the cake on a serving platter.
    - Scatter generously with grated chocolate before serving.
    Nigel’s Top Tips
    - For a party, double the ingredients & use a 25cm square tin.
    - For a more chocolaty hit, grate some of your chocolate over the first layer of coffee ice cream.


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