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Simon Majumdar

This week on "Simply Ming," Simon Majumdar, British author and TV personality, travels the world and makes a stop at Ming's loft kitchen to cook up chicken two ways. Simon makes his favorite chicken tikka masala, while Ming shares a taste of his childhood with his mom's curry-apple chicken with house rice. We're taking recipes from across the globe as well as the family cookbook, this week on Simply Ming.

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On The Road In California: Santa Cruz

On this episode of Simply Ming we are on the road in sunny Santa Cruz to explore fusion Mexican delicacies with chef Kendra Baker. Kendra takes us to her hidden secret, her favorite tortilla manufacturer located at a small market in a strip mall called El Pueblo Market. With tortillas in hand, they head to her restaurant Snap Tacos, where make tacos two ways, Kendra makes a "Lost Island Taco" with pulled pork and snappy pineapple salsa and Ming makes vegetarian inside out tacos with "mucho queso" (lots of cheese).

  • 2020-02-28T03:00:00-08:00
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Ming Tsai with Guest Rick Bayless

James Beard Award winning chef Rick Bayless joins Ming in his home kitchen on this episode of Simply Ming. This week it's all about swordfish. Rick makes a Grilled Swordfish with Asparagus and Pasilla Crema. Ming follows that up with a Ponzu Marinated Swordfish with Asparagus Corn-Salsa - a Mexican-Asian twist. It's swordfish two ways, right here on Simply Ming.

  • 2020-03-01T01:30:00-08:00
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On The Road In California: Monterey

On this episode of Simply Ming we are on the road in beautiful Monterey, CA and we are talking abalone with renowned chef Paul Corsentino Executive Chef of Saltwood Kitchen and Oysterette. Before heading to cook the feast, we visit Monterey Abalone Company where they farm-raise sustainable abalone. With the abalone in hand Ming and Paul go back to Paul's restaurant to cook a delectable meal of grilled abalone with shiitake, bok choy salad while Ming cooks his own version of an Asian abalone Rockefeller.

  • 2020-03-06T03:00:00-08:00
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Ming Tsai with Guest Carla Hall

The queen of southern cooking, Emmy Award winning chef Carla Hall joins Ming Tsai in his loft kitchen. Carla cooks up a childhood favorite: Fried Fish Southern Style with Black-Eyed Pea Salad and a Hot Sauce Vinaigrette. Ming counters with Thai Bird Chile Tempura Fish with Maitakes and a Black Bean-Thai Basil Sauce. It's hot and spicy fish served up two ways, this week on Simply Ming.

  • 2020-03-08T01:30:00-08:00
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On The Road In California: San Jose

On this Episode of Simply Ming we are on the road in San Jose, CA where Ming will be learning about Portuguese cuisine with chefs Jessica Carreira and David Costa at their Michelin-starred restaurant, Adega. Before we get to the kitchen, we make a stop at Veggielution which brings people together through food and farming to get some fresh produce for the feast.

  • 2020-03-13T04:00:00-07:00
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Ming Tsai with Guest Susur Lee

On this episode of Simply Ming, we're joined by the king of fusion cooking, master chef Susur Lee. Hailed by Food and Wine as one of the "ten chefs of the millennium," Susur makes a Grilled Eggplant on Polenta Crouton, served with a Tuna XO, and a simple arugula salad with a lemon and olive oil dressing. Ming follows that up with a Tuna Tataki served up with Eggplant Caviar and a drizzle of Curry Oil. We're celebrating eggplant, right here on Simply Ming.

  • 2020-03-15T02:30:00-07:00
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Ming Tsai with Guest Jodi Adams

On this episode of Simply Ming he is joined by James Beard Award winning chef and owner of "Porto" in Boston's Back Bay, Jodi Adams. The chefs used unfiltered apple cider in their creations, Jodi prepared a spicy Vadouvan Curried Scallops while Ming created a tender Braised Pork Shoulder.

  • 2020-03-20T04:00:00-07:00
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Ming Tsai with Guest Joanne Chang

This week on Simply Ming, critically acclaimed author and restauranteur, Chef Joanne Chang joins Ming in his loft kitchen to cook with plums. Joanne makes a house favorite: Plum Upside-Down Cake topped with a dollop of whipped cream. Ming follows that up with some Duck Spring Rolls and a sweet and tart plum sauce. It's plums two ways on this episode of Simply Ming.

  • 2020-03-22T02:30:00-07:00
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