Farmer: Nick Fanoe: Salinas, CAChef: Val CantuLaura heads to Salinas, California to meet the farmers behind leafy greens. One farmer whose family has been making it work for over 100 years is Nick Fanoe. It is there that Laura learns more about their rich family history and about what it truly means to be a sustainable farmer. Laura brings two starred Michelin chef Val Cantu from Californias restaurant in San Francisco, to Nick Fanoes farm. Together they create vibrant dishes that explore Vals... [see more] roots while using whats fresh.
Its fresh! Fresh recipe ideas from todays most innovative chefs, combined with farm-fresh food. Both come straight out of the field, right to your home. The key is the series celebrated host, Laura McIntosh. Youve heard of MTVs 'Behind the Music'?, says Laura. I see our show as Behind the Food. Laura travels throughout the United States and beyond. She takes viewers out to the farms that produce the most abundant and delicious crops. Then she brings them together with culinary wizards that turn this bountiful harvest into fresh, healthy, gourmet meals the whole family will enjoy. The program features recipes and ideas you can bring home. You dont have to spend a day hunting down specialty food stores to find exotic ingredients, says Laura. Our recipes are as practical as they are delicious, designed to enhance the foods natural flavors. We keep it simple so the dishes are fun and easy to prepare.