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Jacques Pepin (#1403H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The iconic television host, artist and master chef, Jacques Pepin, joins Ming as they cook up chicken livers two ways. Jacques is making chicken livers with mushroom port cranberry sauce, olive oil small potatoes, and topping it all off with an incredible chocolate Souffle; while Ming tries to match that with a hot chicken liver mousse with bacon-thyme sauce.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Jun 22, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

Icelandic Lamb with Chef Thrainn Freyr Vigfusson (#1520H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's all about Icelandic lamb this week on Simply Ming. Ming visits a fifth-generation farm in the Icelandic countryside where lamb is herded from the mountains to the mossy, grassy fields. Then, he meets up with chef Thrainn Freyr Vigfusson at his Lebanese and Moroccan food-inspired restaurant, Sumac, in downtown Reykjavik to prepare lamb. Chef Vigfusson is a member of the Iceland culinary team and won two gold medals at the World Culinary Cup, among other awards. Cooking over charcoal, chef Vigfusson makes grilled lamb ribs with dried grapes, roasted almonds and lentils while Ming serves up his lamb fried rice with sumac Skyr. Ming also makes a stop at Iceland's most famous lamb hot dog stand for a quick bite.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Jun 24, 2018 -- 11:00am Remind me

Tiffani Faison (#1404H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Top Chef alum and restaurateur, chef Tiffani Faison joins the show. She's the chef and owner of Tiger Mama and Sweet Cheeks in Boston. Today it's all about ground meat. Tiffany is making a Vietnamese dish called pad gra pow and Ming is making meatloaf sliders with sambal-bell pepper chutney. They're kicking off the party with a simple and delicious caipirinha.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Jun 29, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

Arctic Char with Fanney Dora Sigurjonsdottir, Vodka Coctail (#1521H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Ming's third visit in Iceland is to chef Fanney Dora Sigurjonsdottir who is head chef at Skal!, an experimental bar and restaurant in Reykjavik's Hlemmur Food Hall. Ming meets chef Sigursjonsdottir at the Reyka vodka distillery, where they learn about the volcanic rock-purified water that goes into making their special liquor and get inspired for making cocktails back at the bar. Then, they gather up produce at Hlemmur Food Hall together and prepare Arctic char, one of the northernmost fish species with beautiful depth of flavor. Chef Sigurjonsdottir prepares a cured Arctic char tartar with grilled bread. Then, Ming prepares a tea-smoked five peppercorn Arctic char with root vegetable risotto.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 1, 2018 -- 11:00am Remind me

Madhur Jaffrey (#1405H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Ming and his guest are cooking with curry spices. One of the best Indian chefs in the country, Madhur Jaffrey, joins the show. She is a James-beard award-winning author, actress, and restaurateur. Madhur is going to show how to make potatoes in a Marwari style with griddle bread and Ming aims to impress with a Japanese chicken curry with caramelized onions and cauliflower.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 6, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

Langoustine & Tomatoes with Chef Axel Bjorn Claussen (#1522H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It wouldn't be a visit to Iceland without experiencing its geothermal energy. Ming visits Fridheimar, a tomato greenhouse in Iceland that runs off of geothermal energy to make over 370 tons of tomatoes a year. Ming picks tomatoes off the vine to bring to Fishmarket Restaurant in downtown Rekjavik where he meets chef Axel Bjorn Claussen to make some explosive cocktails along with his sous chef Kirill Ter-Martirosov. Chef Claussen prepares Icelandic pan sauteed langoustine with tomato and daikon salad. Ming then cooks up a hot and sour soup with mussels and whole grain grilled cheese. Afterwards, Ming makes a splash at the Secret Lagoon to cap off his adventures in Iceland.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 8, 2018 -- 11:00am Remind me

Rick Bayless (#1406H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Master-chef of Mexican cuisine and Emmy-nominated host, Rick Bayless. has nine cookbooks and owns several restaurants in Chicago including the much-acclaimed Frontera Grill. He is also well-known for his public television series, Mexico One Plate at a Time. Today, Rick's going to make a green chili adobo taco duo including roasted chayote with herbs and goat cheese and shrimp skillet tacos. He then helps Ming cook up a family-favorite, surf-n-surf moo shu wraps.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 13, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

Minnesota Episode with Jamie Malone (#1523H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Ming makes a stop in Minneapolis to explore what makes this up-and-coming foodie hub unique. He meets up with chef Gavin Kaysen at his restaurant Spoon and Stable for a quick breakfast bite; a salmon mi-cuit with sauce meurette. Next stop is the Grand Cafe, where chefs Jamie Malone and Erik Anderson are breathing new life into a classic French establishment. Ming prepares salmon en papillote with Chinese black beans, leeks and maitake mushrooms with brown butter couscous as they make cocktails and prep for a trip to Boom Island Park. It's time to fire up the grill: the chefs work together to prepare a gorgeous, whole grilled salmon with pressed lobster sauce, celeriac, and maitake mushrooms. Don't miss this week's episode of Simply Ming in Minneapolis.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 15, 2018 -- 11:00am Remind me

Johnny Iuzzini (#1407H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's "dark and stormy" time with James Beard award-winning uber-pastry chef Johnny Iuzzini. Johnny was named one of the 10 most influential pastry chefs in America. He shows his best today when he creates an amazing frozen dark & stormy souffle. And Ming will do a dark and stormy his way with his dark & stormy doughnuts with ginger cloud cream.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 20, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

Fish & Chips with Chef Craig Maw (#1524H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Ming is on the road again: this time, in England. For his first stop, Ming is welcomed to England with a classic dish: fish and chips. He meets chef Craig Maw and his partner Nikki Mutton in Plymouth at their restaurant Kingfisher Fish & Chips to see what makes their take on fish and chips the "Best of 2017". Ming does his own version as well and they compare: whose fish takes first place? It's fresh, simple, and delicious in Devon County this week on Simply Ming.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 22, 2018 -- 11:00am Remind me

Shaun Hergatt (#1408H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

New York executive chef Shaun Hergatt from the restaurant Juni joins the show. Today it's duck two ways. He creates an acacia-glazed duck breast with plum puree and fennel salad,while Ming tries to match him with duck pho with sweet potato noodles and Thai herbs.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

Chef Simon Hulstone (#1525H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

From Torquay to Brixham, Ming is on a mission to taste the best of the English Riviera. This week, Ming visits one of England's biggest fish auctions at the Brixham Fish Market with local chef Simon Hulstone, owner of The Elephant Restaurant in Torquay. Chef Hulstone has represented England in culinary competitions more than 20 times, twice in the prestigious Bocuse d'Or culinary contest. From Brixham, Ming sets off to gather English countryside cheeses at the stunning Sharpham estate to bring back to The Elephant Restaurant, where he and chef Hulstone prepare a beautiful meal on the Torquay harbor. It's seasonal, sustainable, and scrumptious in this episode of Simply Ming.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 29, 2018 -- 11:00am Remind me
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