Farmers: Christopher Ranch-Gilroy, CAChef: Shawn Naputi, San Francisco, CALaura heads to Gilroy, California to introduce us to one of the oldest garlic farm families. There, she explores the family history of Christopher Ranch Garlic and how they still strive towards the same quality that has been the hallmark of the family business for over 60 years. Laura showcases the newest trend, Guam style cuisine with Chef Shawn Naputi from Prubechu in San Francisco. Together they create exotic dishes... [see more] that use the most beloved ingredient: garlic. Straight from the field, Laura and Shawn create fresh recipes that will inspire anyone who loves garlic.
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.