Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: low alcohol wine

A grape that’s one in a Semillion? Tasting of Semillion wines at the Jeroboam Club, Bristol.

Been a while since I have done a blog post on a wine tasting, with the last one being way back in March on the seriously good wines of the … Continue reading

Oct 13, 2019 · 4 Comments

For that culinary cwtch – Nook, Victoria Park Cardiff.

From my home base in Llandaff, Victoria Park is a shortish walk. When I first moved to Llandaff (15 odd years ago), Vic. Park was a food desert with naught … Continue reading

Sep 29, 2019 · 3 Comments

Nivaala night – Indian “tapas” at the Purple Poppadom, Canton, Cardiff

The rise of small plate dining continues apace, with it having jumped across many a culinary divide from its, arguable, origins in the Iberian Peninsula (with tapas, pintxos and petiscos), … Continue reading

Jun 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Wright stuff! Wright’s Wine/Food Emporium, Cardiff City Centre

As readers of this blog will know, I am rather fond of a glass of wine. To me a glass or two of a good wine and a plate of … Continue reading

Apr 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Totally “pit” boss – Hangfire Southern Kitchen, Barry, South Wales.

It has taken me an eon it seems to finally get to what is rapidly becoming the “legendary” permanent base in Barry, South Wales of the dynamic duo (already the … Continue reading

Sep 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

For the last of the summer wines, go green with Vinho Verde – Wine review

With summer (dreadful as it has been) slipping away and the long slog to Christmas (I have already received loads of bumph re Christmas parties – when will we see … Continue reading

Aug 30, 2015 · 7 Comments