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Simply Ming; Lychee Cranberry Salsa

Simply Ming Show 215K1, Lychee Cranberry Salsa, Uncaptioned Master, TRT: 26:46

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Simply Ming
Lychee Cranberry Salsa
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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: Gale Gand

Lychee Cranberry Salsa combines two fruits that you don't normally see on the same continent, never mind in the same bowl - Far East lychees and New England cranberries. Ming uses this Lychee-Cranberry Salsa to make four delicious desserts - from a warm compote to popsicles. Confections include: Vanilla Ice Cream with Warm Lychee-Cranberry-Raspberry Compote, Lychee-Cranberry-Rasberry Granita, Popsicles and Ice Cubes and a Lychee-Cranberry Shortcake. Then Ming pays a visit to cranberry farmer Gary Garretson of Slocum Gibbs Cranberry Company to see the techniques involved in both wet and dry harvesting. Back in the studio, pastry chef and dessert guru Gale Gand works her own magic using the Lychee-Cranberry Salsa to create a Frozen Passion Fruit Parfait.

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Finkel, Hilary (Series Producer)
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