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Simply Ming: Will Gilson

Will Gilson

This week on "Simply Ming," rising star and Cambridge-based chef, Will Gilson, joins Ming. Will, the chef and owner of Puritan & Co. in Cambridge, is going to help Ming cook up duck two ways. Will makes duck breast with hay-roasted carrots and toasted pistachios, and Ming makes pressure cooked Szechwan duck legs with Yukon gold potato fried rice.

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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.

  • 2020-07-05T02:30:00-07:00
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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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Ming Tsai with Guest Jamie Bissonnette

James Beard Award winning chef Jamie Bissonnette joins Ming Tsai in his loft kitchen to cook up carbonara two ways. James makes the classic Spaghetti a la Carbonara, and Ming follows that up with a dairy free version with shiitake mushrooms.

  • 2020-07-17T04:00:00-07:00
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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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Ming Tsai with Guest Alex Crabb

Critically acclaimed chef Alex Crabb joins Ming Tsai to cook up some weekend favorites. Alex will be making Dandelion Gnudi - gnocchi-like dumplings made with some rich ricotta cheese. Ming follows that up with vegetarian raviolis that are stuffed with a flavorful plant-based meat substitute that's topped with a Thai Coconut Sauce.

  • 2020-07-24T04:00:00-07:00
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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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