Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: breakfast

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

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

Taking time out for a long(a) lunch/brunch break? Longa Turkish Cafe, Cardif.

Turkey is, perhaps somewhat unfairly, not particularly famed for its cuisine. Ask 100 people┬áto list the great cuisines of the world and (outside Turkey) I doubt very much many (if … Continue reading

Aug 30, 2020 · Leave a comment

Ivy league or lots of pet peeves? The Ivy, Cardiff City centre.

At the back end of 2019 there was seemingly (at least in some circles – not mine) much excitement as to the arrival of the Ivy in Cardiff (Wales Online … Continue reading

Mar 1, 2020

Take heart, liver little and give this place a go(nad)! Dark, Cardiff City Centre

Whilst nose to tail eating is increasingly in vogue these day (gawd bless Fergus Henderson and his St John’s Restaurant for having blazed the trail in bringing this sort of … Continue reading

Dec 22, 2019

Is it all it’s cracked up to be? Eggslut, Notting Hill, London.

I am a big fan of the humble egg, with it being one of nature’s most versatile (fast) foods. You can do so many things with it to make a … Continue reading

Nov 17, 2019

Pho-cking awesome? Pho at Pho Vietnamese Street Food and Hanoi 1991,

For years there has been an obvious and gaping hole in terms of what is on offer in Cardiff on the food front. That hole was the total and utter … Continue reading

Oct 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Water’s the name, wine and so much more is the game – Uisce by Heaneys, Pontcanna, Cardiff. UPDATED: July 2019

Uisce (pronounced Ish-ka) is the new venture from Tommy Heaney, badged as a wine and coffee bar. As Uisce means water in Gaelic and it being a wine bar (a … Continue reading

May 26, 2019 · 1 Comment