Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: German wine

Star quality? Restaurant James Sommerin, Penarth.

I am not one to really celebrate my birthdays. The longer in the tooth (feel like I am approaching sabre tooth) I get, the more I tend to want to … Continue reading

Jul 2, 2017 · 2 Comments

Curry and Chemistry – Moksh, Cardiff Bay

As I get older and more curmudgeonly (Mrs. SF’s view is that it is no longer possible for me to get more curmudgeonly having hit 100% on the scale some … Continue reading

Jul 10, 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

The “Curry Purple”- Purple Poppadum, Cardiff – restaurant review

Cardiff has a profusion of what I call upscale Indian restaurants (as opposed to curry houses of which there are also a lot). A true trailblazer in terms of educating … Continue reading

Sep 27, 2015 · 5 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

Party wines for party times – lighter whites for the festive season

It has been a while since I did a post on wine, but with the festive season fast approaching (if you are a miserable bugger like me who thinks Christmas … Continue reading

Dec 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

World Cup final rerun – Germany -v- Argentina and it’s wine this time.

I am not a great fan of football (rugby union being my spectator sport of choice), so didn’t really pay much attention to the Word Cup. I did have a … Continue reading

Jul 20, 2014 · 2 Comments