Simply Ming Previous Broadcasts

Mom and Dad - Show Two (Episode #1119H)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 21, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

In this special edition of Simply Ming, Ming is joined by his Mom and Dad to cook some of their favorite dishes.

Mom and Dad - Show One (Episode #1118H)

KQED Life: Wed, Aug 20, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

In this special edition of Simply Ming, Ming is joined by his Mom and Dad to cook some of their favorite dishes.

Tony Maws & Funky Cuts (Episode #1117H)

KQED Life: Tue, Aug 19, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

On this episode of Simply Ming, those funky cuts of meat you might have trouble identifying -- or identifying with-- at the market. But they're hot items at restaurants, inexpensive and easy to cook, as Chef Tony Maws is here to show us, this week on Simply Ming.

Richmond - Andy Liu (Episode #1116H)

KQED Life: Mon, Aug 18, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

On the road in Richmond, British Columbia, Chef Ming Tsai and Chef Andy Liu cook with one of the region's best local ingredients, crab. On this episode of Simply Ming, they cook crab together, not one, not two - but four different ways - combining their own tricks and techniques for getting the most flavor.

Richmond - Ian Lai (Episode #1115H)

KQED Life: Fri, Aug 15, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

In this episode of Simply Ming, Chef Ming Tsai is on the road in Richmond, British Columbia. Joined by local chef Ian Lai, our team grabs some fresh haddock and salmon fresh off the boat at Fisherman's Wharf, then heads out to Terra Nova Park to cook with some wonderful Canadian ingredients fresh from the Terra Nova community garden.

Vancouver - Rain City (Episode #1114H)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 14, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

In this episode of Simply Ming, Chef goes on the road to Canada to visit one of the best public markets on the continent, Granville Market. There, along with local Chef Nick Hipperson, our two chefs explore Canada's fresh produce and wonderful salmon. Back in the kitchen, they cook up a feast using ingredients that are found within 100 miles.

Vancover - Tojo (Episode #1113H)

KQED Life: Wed, Aug 13, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

In this episode of Simply Ming, 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: Tue, Aug 12, 2014 -- 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: Mon, Aug 11, 2014 -- 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: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 -- 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: Thu, Aug 7, 2014 -- 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.

Amanda Cohen & Season Veggies (Episode #1108H)

KQED Life: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 -- 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: Tue, Aug 5, 2014 -- 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: Mon, Aug 4, 2014 -- 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.

Mom & Dad Tsai & Pressure Cookers (Episode #910Z)

KQED 9: Sun, Aug 3, 2014 -- 11:00 AM

Ming's on top of the world in Napa Valley, affectionately known as the Spring Mountain District where he's joined by his parents, Steven & Iris Tsai. Together they show us the perfect culinary marriage of chicken, duck and wine when they create Coq au Vin and Red Roast Duck with Scallion Pancakes.

Jody Adams & Cooking Greens (Episode #1105H)

KQED Life: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 -- 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.

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