Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: wine pairing

Mutton (in my) chops – Ansh, Victoria Park, Cardiff.

I love a good burger and I was rather sad that Bwytiful shut up shop in October in the little food hub that the Cardiff burb of Victoria Park has … Continue reading

Nov 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

Vegging out at the weekend – Mattancherry Canton Cardiff (takeaway)

The term vegging out would usually be what I do in front of the telly after a long working week. In effect, relax in a slothful and mindless manner to … Continue reading

Nov 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

Seven days of Sherry – Sherry Week 2020

I love sherry, I mean I really, really love sherry. Much to my anguish, Sherry Week (a celebration of that wondrous drink from the Sherry Triangle in AndalucĂ­a) fell within … Continue reading

Nov 15, 2020 · 1 Comment

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

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

Dining in pastures anew – Pasture, Cardiff City Centre.

I am an unashamed carnivore and love a decent bit of red meat. Few things (food wise) are more satisfying to me than a bit of dry aged quality beef … Continue reading

Oct 18, 2020

Back at the charcoal face – a welcome return to a revamped Asador 44 in Cardiff.

Many of you may be thinking “Hasn’t this place already featured on this blog (on more than one occasion) before?” and you would be absolutely right. To me, however, the … Continue reading

Oct 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

Sometimes it is the little things – Little Kitchen CF3, Cardiff

I was approached by the lady who has set up the Little Kitchen CF3 , a Cardiff based home cooked meal delivery service, with a view to a “comp’d three … Continue reading

Sep 20, 2020 · Leave a comment

PX perfection – Montilla Moriles Virtual tasting with Curado Bar and Montilla Moriles Wines UK

One of the unexpected joys of lockdown has been the explosion of online wine tasting. As an old stick in the mud technophobe (I emanate an electromagnetic field that disrupt … Continue reading

Aug 23, 2020 · Leave a comment

Dipping it’s toe back in the water, French style – Milkwood’s take away menu.

Milkwood in Pontcanna was (after an initial burst of takeaway activity) dormant for most of lockdown, but in a very welcome sign of things slowly (oh so slowly) getting back … Continue reading

Aug 9, 2020 · Leave a comment