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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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Jacques Pepin Special Episode

On this special edition of "Simply Ming," chef Jacques Pepin joins Ming in the kitchen for a cook-a-thon in honor of their dear friend Anthony Bourdain. In a real-time 30-minutes cook-off, both talented chefs go head-to-head to choose ingredients and make some incredible dishes, Iron Chef style. From red snapper sashimi to a whole roasted red snapper, pork scaloppini to ratatouille, and an incredible banana crepe flambe with rum as only Jacques can make it. They're cooking from the heart for this special episode of "Simply Ming."

  • 2020-01-19T01:30:00-08:00
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Fatima Ali

This week on "Simply Ming," Top Chef Alum Fatima Ali joins us for some healthy cooking and eating. The main ingredient for their two dishes is chickpeas. Chef Ali makes a mustard seed shrimp with chickpea "chaat" salad, while Ming cooks up a chickpea tofu curry stew. It's all right here, cooking at home, on this episode of Simply Ming.

  • 2020-01-26T01:30:00-08:00
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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.

  • 2020-01-31T03:00:00-08:00
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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.

  • 2020-02-02T01:30:00-08:00
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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.

  • 2020-02-07T03:00:00-08:00
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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.

  • 2020-02-09T01:30:00-08:00
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Ming Tsai with Guest William Kovel

Critically acclaimed chef William Kovel joins Ming in his loft kitchen. Together, they'll be cooking up two classic pork dishes. William makes Pork Chops with Broccoli Rabe and Multi-Color Carrots while Ming follows that up with Pork Tonkatsu served up on top a bed of House Rice.

  • 2020-02-14T03:00:00-08:00
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Ming Tsai with Guest Kristen Kish

On this episode of simply Ming, we're cooking at home with Top Chef winner Kristen Kish. Kristen's worked at high profile restaurants across the country, including Menton in Boston and Arlo Grey in Austin, Texas. This week, it's all about seafood. Kristen cooks a delicious Crispy Rice with Crab, Bacon, and a Saffron Aioli. Ming follows that up with a Tuna Poke with Avocado Lime Puree.

  • 2020-02-16T01:30:00-08:00
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