Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: Aldi

Coming up rosés? Rosé wine review

With Summer having official started as of the beginning of June – cue the Sun disappearing and the rain so missing in the Spring returning with avengeance – Mrs.SF and … Continue reading

Jun 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

For cod’s hake where can I find a decent plaice? Fintans Fish & Chip Co, Victoria Park, Cardiff

Despite fish and chips being a national dish in the UK (when I was growing up in Somerset you could set your watch by where certain people would be in … Continue reading

Aug 14, 2016 · 2 Comments

Cocina Latina – Mi Tierra at Parc Deli, Victoria Park, Cardiff. UPDATE: they are no longer doing this Mexican nights.

Like a luchador (Mexican wrestler) from Lucha Libre, the Parc Deli (in Victoria Park, Cardiff) towards the end of each week (Thursday to Saturday evenings) sheds its daytime sandwich shop … Continue reading

May 29, 2016 · 2 Comments

Something old, something new but definitely nothing blue – Rieslings from the old and new world

Riesling has to be one of my favourite, if not my favourite, white wine grape. Wines made from this grape range from the voluptuously sweet to the steely dry, as … Continue reading

Jul 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

The War of the Rosés- Waitrose v Aldi v Independent

I am not a great fan of rosés wine, being one of those drinks that is marvellous when on holiday somewhere hot but which seems to lose its allure once … Continue reading

Apr 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Aldi “The Exquisite Selection” – wine not?

To say I am a  little bit obsessed with wine is a bit like saying that the Pope is  a little bit Catholic or that Wayne Rooney is a tad … Continue reading

Mar 25, 2014 · 8 Comments