Packed with all the information needed to acquire full gastro-credentials, the serious foodie need look no further than this little pink book, dedicated to all those who are passionate about seeking out the finest, the latest, the rarest and the most delicious foodie knowledge. This fascinating and entertaining book by food writer and restaurant reviewer, Sudi Pigott, begins with a questionnaire to determine 'What Kind of Foodie Are You?, she goes on to reveal her Foodementals of Gastronomy, with highlights, including the Serious Foodie's Store Cupboard Essentials, How the Better Foodie Entertains, Nonchalant Foodie Gems for Dinner Party Conversation, Farmers' Market Etiquette and The Ultimate Foodie Who's Who. Sudi's witty, light-hearted writing makes this book essential reading for even soft-core gastronauts, while hardcore foodies will be fascinated by the lesser-known secrets. Find out why you need at least five different types of salt and pepper in your store cupboard, what cookbooks you cannot be without, why no-one who's anyone would dream of eating rocket anymore, what is the 'new' pesto, and how to get better service in restaurants. With eye-catching design and page after page of compelling foodie facts and quizzes, this book will ensure that the truly epicurious always remain one step ahead.