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Simply Ming; Lychee Mango Puree

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Simply Ming
Lychee Mango Puree
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Ironically, Americans tend to complicate their lives in an effort to simplify them. In SIMPLY MING, chef Ming Tsai helps make the yearning for a more manageable lifestyle a reality. Tsai, experienced in classical French, new American and Pan-Asian cuisine, first introduced viewers to his unique blend of global culinary traditions in his Food Network series, East Meets West With Ming Tsai. In this new series for public television, Tsai provides a repertoire of very simple recipes which viewers can integrate into numerous dishes. Each of his flavor-packed sauces, salsas, pastes, rubs, stocks, syrups and doughs consists of fewer than seven ingredients, and each requires no more than 20 minutes to prepare. Guest include Martin Yan, Todd English, Jody Adams, Gordon Hamersley, Jasper White and others. 2004. Series release date: 2004

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Guest chef: Todd English

Lychees, a perfumed exotic fruit that are delivered up as simple desserts after many Chinese meals, are reinvented here as a delicious puree. Lychees are known for their sweetness, but as Ming demonstrates with the Lychee Mango Puree, they are also fantastic in savory dishes when paired with mango and spicy jalapeno pepper. It’s a sauce that adds an incomparable fresh and tropical sweet heat to a variety of familiar dishes – the sweet, slightly acidic mango perfectly complements the rich lobster meat in Ming’s Lychee-Mango Lobster salad. The traditional hors d'oeuvres of scallops wrapped in bacon are given a new spin in the Scallop and Bacon Fried Orzo with Lychee-Mango Syrup, and a Mid-West favorite – the "Chicago Dog" – is given a shot of flavor with Lychee-Mango Corn Relish. Ming then heads down to the Legal Seafoods' processing plant on Boston’s storied waterfront to speak with CEO Roger Berkowitz and check out how lobsters are sorted. Back in the studio, celebrity chef extraordinaire Todd English joins Ming to create a Brochette of Duck with Lychee, Mango and Fennel Slaw.

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Finkel, Hilary (Series Producer)
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