Soliciting Flavours

Musings (more like rambling thoughts) of a Cardiff based lawyer obsessed with food and wine

Vegging out at the weekend – Mattancherry Canton Cardiff (takeaway)

The term vegging out would usually be what I do in front of the telly after a long working week. In effect, relax in a slothful and mindless manner to … Continue reading

Nov 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

Seven days of Sherry – Sherry Week 2020

I love sherry, I mean I really, really love sherry. Much to my anguish, Sherry Week (a celebration of that wondrous drink from the Sherry Triangle in AndalucĂ­a) fell within … Continue reading

Nov 15, 2020 · 1 Comment

Where in the world shall I eat tonight? Oasis Home Supper Club.

In looking for new things to assuage the boredom of our latest incarceration, I came across Oasis Home Supper Club (Twitter can be a utter cesspit, but it has its … Continue reading

Nov 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

Breakfast of champions – Heathcock Bakery, Llandaff.

I am not really much of a breakfast person, with my usual start to the day involving a cup of strong coffee and little else. Yes I know that it … Continue reading

Oct 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

Cornish Capers before the “circuit breaker” – St Ives Bay and beyond

As we are (at least here in Wales), back in our gilded cages with our lockdown/circuit breaker/fire break (always interesting to find out what items our lords and masters consider … Continue reading

Oct 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

Dining in pastures anew – Pasture, Cardiff City Centre.

I am an unashamed carnivore and love a decent bit of red meat. Few things (food wise) are more satisfying to me than a bit of dry aged quality beef … Continue reading

Oct 18, 2020

Cornish Canine Capers – Part I, Padstow and surrounds.

Mrs. SF, I and the dogs’ annual pilgrimage to Cornwall led us to a new part of the County this year with a week in Padstow (this part one) and … Continue reading

Oct 11, 2020 · 1 Comment

Back at the charcoal face – a welcome return to a revamped Asador 44 in Cardiff.

Many of you may be thinking “Hasn’t this place already featured on this blog (on more than one occasion) before?” and you would be absolutely right. To me, however, the … Continue reading

Oct 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

Can a can can or should they be canned? My first try of canned wines

When you think of wine you automatically think of a glass and/or bottle of it (well I do). Of an evening “Shall we open a bottle of red” or “I … Continue reading

Sep 27, 2020 · 1 Comment

Sometimes it is the little things – Little Kitchen CF3, Cardiff

I was approached by the lady who has set up the Little Kitchen CF3 , a Cardiff based home cooked meal delivery service, with a view to a “comp’d three … Continue reading

Sep 20, 2020 · Leave a comment