Laura travels throughout California in search of one of the best fruits that Fall has to offer, figs! Laura learns from fig farmer, Kevin Herman, about the different varieties and origin of California Figs. While fresh in the fig orchard, Laura cooks with Chef Robert Del Grande of Cafe Annie in Houston, Texas. Chef Del Grande brings his big ideas to classic fig recipes and prepares an array of hearty dishes. For easy recipe ideas and tips, check out the Laura@Home segment featuring Prosciutto Wrapped... [see more] Figs with Gorgonzola, Walnuts and Honey.
It's fresh! Fresh recipe ideas from today's 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. "You've heard of MTV's '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 don't 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 food's natural flavors. We keep it simple so the dishes are fun and easy to prepare."