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Simply Ming: Andreas Viestad

Andreas Viestad

Mackerel is on the menu for Ming and chef Andreas Viestad on this special episode of "Simply Ming" in Norway. Known for his show, "New Scandinavian Cooking", Chef Viestad introduces Ming to a farm apple Kir before they settle in to whip up two mouth-watering meals. With dishes capturing each of the five tastes, this is a meal you won't forget.

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On The Road In Hawaii: Isaac Boncaco

On this episode, Ming is on the road in Hawaii. His first stop finds him in Maui where he visits the Ali'i Kula Lavender Farm. He is then joined by former Sous Chef at Blue Ginger now Executive Chef at the Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort, Isaac Bancaco. Isaac competed as Ming's sous chef on Iron Chef America defeating Bobby Flay in his first defeat on home soil. As a "Top Young Chef to Watch" by Travel Age West in 2011 and only chef in the Pacific Business News' 2014 Top 40 under 40, he pays tribute to his Maui roots Ka'ana Kitchen at the Andaz Maui in Wailea.

  • 2020-07-12T02:30:00-07:00
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On The Road In Hawaii: Ed Kenney

On this episode of Simply Ming, Ming's second stop in Hawaii finds him in Oahu with three-time James Beard Award semifinalist Chef Ed Kenney. Island-born and raised, Ed trained at the Culinary Institute of the Pacific's Culinary Arts Program and trained in some of Honolulu's top restaurants. Ed opened TOWN in 2005, followed by Downtown at the HiSAM, Uptown Events, Kaimuku Superette, Food Shed Community Kitchen, Mud Hen Water, and most recently Mahina & Sun's. His restaurants are lively gatherin gplaces guided by the mantra, "local first, organic whenever possible, with aloha always".

  • 2020-07-19T02:30:00-07:00
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On The Road In Hawaii: Mom & Pops

On this episode of Simply Ming, Ming is On the Road in Hawaii! His fourth stop finds him in Honolulu with his parents- Mom & Pops. An all-time favorite, Ming's parents join him in the kitchen to make a Lilikoi Kir Royale, Kuo Ro with Steamed Buns and Sambal Dipping Sauce and Shredded Potatoes. It's one great episode filled with fantastic family stories and delicious food!

  • 2020-07-26T02:30:00-07:00
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Ming Tsai with Guest Karen Akunowicz

This week, Ming at home cooks with James Beard Award winning chef Karen Akunowicz. Karen makes a flavorful Carchiofi alla Guidea - deep fried artichokes - among the best-known dishes of Roman Jewish cuisine. Ming follows it up with Shrimp and Jerusalem Artichoke Toast with a Watercress Salad. We're doing artichokes two ways on Simply Ming.

  • 2020-07-31T04:00:00-07:00
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Ming Tsai with Guest Andrew Zimmern

Andrew Zimmern the man known for tracking the world's most bizarre foods joins Ming in his loft kitchen. Andrew cooks up a Shrimp Etouffee, and Ming follows that up with one of his favorites he makes at home: a Classic Salt and Pepper Head on Shrimp served over rice. It's shrimp two ways on this episode of Simply Ming.

  • 2020-08-02T02:30:00-07:00
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Ming Tsai with Guest Avi Shemtov

We're cooking at home with Avi Shemtov, a chef who made headlines telling the story of the Israeli people through his food. Avi makes a nduja-sausage shakshuka - a flavorful combination of eggs, tomatoes, and spices popular across the Middle East and Africa. Ming follows that up with a memorable Fried Egg Omelet served on Brown Tic Chi Shan Gruel. It's two soulful egg dishes this week on Simply Ming.

  • 2020-08-07T04:00:00-07:00
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Ming Tsai with Guest Jacques Pepin

World-renowned host and chef Jacques Pepin joins Ming at home this week on Simply Ming. Jacques starts off by making an Arctic Char with Tomato and Mini Savory Cheesecakes. Ming does his own version of Arctic Char, poaching it in olive oil and serving it up on one of his favorites: sushi rice cakes. It's all happening this week on Simply Ming.

  • 2020-08-09T02:30:00-07:00
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