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Vancover - Tojo (Episode #1113H)

KQED Life: Fri, May 27, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

While on the Road in Vancouver, Ming shops for fresh seafood with one of Vancouver's most famous chefs, Hidekazu Tojo, the inventor of the California Roll. Tojo takes Ming to his favorite fish store in Vancouver's Chinatown, then on to buy some fresh Vancouver crab fresh off the boat near the famous Fisherman's Wharf. Together they cook up a seafood feast!

Street Foods (Episode #1112H)

KQED Life: Thu, May 26, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

From Osaka to Tokyo, street food is everywhere on the road in Japan. From yakitori to fresh crab, pork offal to takoyaki - Host Ming Tsai experiences some of the best of the day and nighttime street foods that both Osaka and Tokyo have to offer, this week on Simply Ming.

Wakiya - Ramen (Episode #1111H)

KQED Life: Wed, May 25, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

Nothing says Japan like Ramen noodles - this episode of Simply Ming brings Chef Ming Tsai on the road to the Instant Ramen Museum in Osaka, Japan. Ming also learns the secrets of cooking Ramen from famous Japanese Chef Yuji Wakiya.

Michiba - Seafood (Episode #1110H)

KQED Life: Tue, May 24, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

This episode of Simply Ming is all about seafood. On the road in Japan, Host Ming Tsai visits Tsukiji, the biggest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world, which houses more than 400 different types of seafood! Later, Ming joins Japan's first Iron Chef Rokusaburo Michiba to cook some amazing dishes made from seafood bought fresh from the wholesale market.

Todd English & Quick Pan Sauce (Episode #1109H)

KQED Life: Mon, May 23, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

On this episode of Simply Ming, we look at the key to infusing (sometimes boring) pasta noodles with maximum flavor. Pasta master Todd English whips up a creative quick pan sauce with lobster.

Joanne Chang (Episode #1309H)

KQED 9: Sun, May 22, 2016 -- 11:00 AM

When Boston's "best pastry chef" is on Simply Ming, it's time for dessert! Joanne Chang from Flour bakeries and Myers and Chang, joins Ming to make four scrumptious berry dishes. From a honey champagne sabayon parfait to a strawberry ginger kir royale, each dish is quick, easy, and absolutely exquisite.

Amanda Cohen & Season Veggies (Episode #1108H)

KQED Life: Fri, May 20, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

Do you find yourself stuck in a rut when it comes to seasoning vegetables? Well, join Chef Ming Tsai and Chef Amanda Cohen for this episode of Simply Ming. Chef Amanda Cohen promises to breathe new life into your veggie dishes.

Michael Schlow and Basting (Episode #1107H)

KQED Life: Thu, May 19, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

On this episode of Simply Ming it is all about basting, a technique chef's use that's great for home cooks too. Chef Michael Schlow cooks with Ming and shows that basting is as easy as a flick of the wrist as we cook on the fly on Simply Ming.

Jamie Bissonnette & En Pappiote (Episode #1106H)

KQED Life: Wed, May 18, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

Cooking en papillote, or in parchment paper or foil, is a great way to make an easy, healthy meal, especially on the fly. Chef Jamie Bissonnette is in the house to show you just how versatile en pappiote can be, this week on Simply Ming.

Jody Adams & Cooking Greens (Episode #1105H)

KQED Life: Tue, May 17, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

We're all supposed to eat more greens, but how do you cook them? Well, Chef Jody Adams knows her foliage and she's going to help Ming make it tasty on the fly on this episode of Simply Ming.

Morimoto & Knives (Episode #1104H)

KQED Life: Mon, May 16, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

The difference between having fun in the kitchen and being miserable can come down to this: the right knife. The Blade Master himself, Iron Chef Morimoto, joins Ming to make sure we all know how important knife skills are. Not surprisingly, the chef's recipes are all about fish. Morimoto first shows us a fun technique for a Quick-Smoked Sea Bass and then switches to Sake-Miso Braised Salmon. Ming shows us his take on Fish and Chips with a Sake Mango Sauce.

Michael Schlow (Episode #1308H)

KQED 9: Sun, May 15, 2016 -- 11:00 AM

Pasta is a worldwide staple, adaptable to the cuisine of almost any country! Chef Michael Schlow, owner of Tico in Boston and DC, makes the quintessentially Roman spaghetti amatriciana, while Ming creates a savory black bean pork chow mein. One ingredient, two dishes, this week on Simply Ming!

Duff Goldman & Caramel (Episode #1103H)

KQED Life: Fri, May 13, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

In this episode, something we all love - and a great technique - caramel! Duff Goldman, the Ace of Cakes, loves it too, so he's joining Ming to work his magic. Duff prepares an unbelievably decadent Mexican Breakfast Fudge while Ming takes an East-West twist when baking a Five-Spice Tarte Tatin.

Grant Achatz & Scent Infusion (Episode #1102H)

KQED Life: Thu, May 12, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

Molecular gastronomy, sous vide - these are a few of the innovative chefs' techniques that home cooks are now trying themselves. Chef Grant Achatz, the avant-garde leader of Progressive American cuisine, brings his magic home. See Grant prepare the show stopping presentation of Seared Wagyu Beef with Fermented Morels, White Soy and Lichen. Using the sous vide technique, Ming prepares Olive Oil Poached Salmon.

Kristen Kish & Soup (Episode #1101H)

KQED Life: Wed, May 11, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

In the studio, Ming cooks on the fly with Top Chef star and Menton Chef de Cuisine Kristin Kish. Kristin wowed the Top Chef judges with her English Pea broth, ultimately making her the second woman to win the title in the series' 10 year history. Using the infused stock flavoring technique, Ming and Kristin team up to create two new dishes: Prawn and Bean en Brodo and Spicy Kimchee Seafood Gumbo.

Texas 4 (Episode #1326H)

KQED Life: Tue, May 10, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

It's fall in Dallas, and we're visiting with renowned local chefs this week on Simply Ming! Ming tries out the local fare in Texas, visiting area purveyors and meeting with friends old and new. Getting inspiration from the city, Ming contributes his own dish to the cities cuisine culture.

Texas 3 (Episode #1325H)

KQED Life: Mon, May 9, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

It's fall in Dallas, and we're visiting with renowned local chefs this week on Simply Ming! Ming tries out the local fare in Texas, visiting area purveyors and meeting with friends old and new. Getting inspiration from the city, Ming contributes his own dish to the cities cuisine culture.

Ken Oringer (Episode #1307H)

KQED 9: Sun, May 8, 2016 -- 11:00 AM

There's more than one way to make risotto-style pasta - and this week on Simply Ming, we'll show you two! Boston legend Ken Oringer joins Ming in the loft to make a decadent fideua, while Ming revolutionizes risotto by using toasted barley and adding a sumptuous ratatouille.

Jody Adams & Cooking Greens (Episode #1105H)

KQED Life: Fri, May 6, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

We're all supposed to eat more greens, but how do you cook them? Well, Chef Jody Adams knows her foliage and she's going to help Ming make it tasty on the fly on this episode of Simply Ming.

Texas 2 (Episode #1324H)

KQED Life: Thu, May 5, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

It's fall in Dallas, and we're visiting with renowned local chefs this week on Simply Ming! Ming tries out the local fare in Texas, visiting area purveyors and meeting with friends old and new. Getting inspiration from the city, Ming contributes his own dish to the cities cuisine culture.

Texas 1 (Episode #1323H)

KQED Life: Wed, May 4, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

It's fall in Dallas, and we're visiting with renowned local chefs this week on Simply Ming! Ming tries out the local fare in Texas, visiting area purveyors and meeting with friends old and new. Getting inspiration from the city, Ming contributes his own dish to the cities cuisine culture.

Jeremy Sewell (Episode #1322H)

KQED Life: Tue, May 3, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

Have you ever wanted to cook a whole fish by yourself? Boston chef Jeremy Sewell will show you how! The James Beard award-winner makes whole black sea bass with ginger tomatoes, pesto and crispy squash blossoms. Meanwhile, Ming shows off his skills by cooking a whole steamed and flashed sea bass. Don't miss out, this week on Simply Ming!

Barbara Lynch (Episode #1321H)

KQED Life: Mon, May 2, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

This week on Simply Ming, James Beard award-winning chef Barbara Lynch shows us how to do seafood the New England way! Barbara starts us off with a shellfish and saffron stew, while Ming prepares a speedy gourmet dinner - a four-minute herb olive poached seafood. Savory, yet simple!

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