Reviewed, cooked, eaten and enjoyed by Nigel Barden with Simon Mayo every Saturday on

Scala Radio

11.30 - 12pm 

Nigel has a weekly cookery slot on Scala Radio with Simon Mayo (Saturday 11.30 - 12noon). Each week Nigel takes Simon on a culinary journey with recipes and drinks to try, where to source the tastiest ingredients and the perfect classical soundtrack to accompany the meal.

 Nigel was the food and drink radio correspondent with Simon Mayo and Chris Evans, on their Sony Gold award winning Radio 2 show for 12 years. 

Scala Radio Recipes

Here are Nigel's chosen and reviewed recipes that he has test-driven at home, packed onto his bicycle, cycled through London and presented to Simon Mayo's in the studio at Scala,

along with a couple of hand-picked beverages to sample.

Scala Radio Saturday's between 11.30 - 12pm