Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: home cooking

A “blooming” great cafe? The Secret Garden, Bute Park.

Hooray, the beautifully located Secret Garden Cafe in Cardiff’s Bute Park has reopened. The place had (until last year) been a favourite of dog owners (like me and Mrs. SF) … Continue reading

Apr 15, 2018 · 2 Comments

“Feed your inner sole”-  breakfast at The Potting Shed, Insole Court Mansion House, Llandaff, Cardiff

In the UK something that is pretty close to our heart and soul food wise is the breakfast fry up. Smashed avocado (why is it smashed rather than mashed – … Continue reading

Oct 8, 2017 · 4 Comments

Monsterously good value grub? Sully’s Cafe, Cardiff City centre.

Bit of artistic licence here, as the “monster(ously)” in the title alludes to the surprisingly affable monster, Sulley, from Monsters Inc (being dyspraxic and dyslexic, I often miss out letters in words … Continue reading

Oct 9, 2016 · 1 Comment

Food for thought – Atma Street Food, Cardiff City Centre – closed April 2017 (now in Capital Centre on Queen Street ).

I am an unabashed carnivore and love a well flavoured juicy piece of meat. I, of course, like vegetables, pulse etc. but generally with (as opposed to instead of) meat. … Continue reading

Feb 28, 2016 · 1 Comment

A tale of two cities – eating out in Budapest

Mrs. SF and I tend to go away for the first week of December for our Anniversary. Mrs. SF likes Christmas markets and I like to stuff my face. We … Continue reading

Dec 13, 2015 · 2 Comments

The land of milk and yummy – Milk & Sugar, Cardiff.

Due rather absent mindedly (my age I fear) to me forgetting the lunch I had carefully prepared the evening before I was somewhat at a loss as to what to … Continue reading

Apr 19, 2015 · 5 Comments

The price is not quite right at Garlands Eatery and Coffee House, Cardiff

Garlands is a little cafe in one of Cardiff’s rather lovely Victorian arcades (we initially went to the wrong arcade based on my recollection of where it was, despite J … Continue reading

Sep 21, 2014 · 3 Comments