Packed with all the information needed to acquire full gastro-credentials, the serious foodie need look no further than this little 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, NonchalantFoodie 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 epicurean always remain one step ahead.
About the Author
Sudi Pigott has been a food writer and restaurant reviewer for the past 10 years writing for a wide variety of publications including The Financial Times Weekend , Independent on Sunday, Sunday Telegraph, Evening Standard, Delicious, BBC Homes & Antiques, Food and Travel, High Life and Square Meal. She was also a major contributor to The Insight Guide to Eating in London, published in 2005. Sudi has also been involved in organising and running Cook It! a national children s cooking competition with The Guild of Food Writers.