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Simply Ming; Five Herb Vinaigrette

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Simply Ming
Five Herb Vinaigrette
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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: Jody Adams

The light nutty flavor of grape seed oil is expertly blended together with complex flavors of dried spices to create Ming's signature vinaigrette. At Verrill Farms in Concord, Massachusetts, Ming shares the secrets of growing these five special herbs. Then, showing off the versatility of this magnificent sauce, Ming makes a Marinated Tomato Salad with Sesame-Crusted Goat Cheese, Warm Rock Shrimp and Celery Root Salad, and Wok-Stirred Mushroom Salad. Guest chef Jody Adams uses the flavorful sauce to prepare Grilled Pork Tenderloin marinated in Ming's Five-Spice Herb Vinaigrette with Grilled Red Onion and Sweet and Sour Grilled Peaches and Spinach Salad.

Recipes Five-Herb Vinaigrette Warm Rock Shrimp and Celery Root Salad Grilled Five-Herb Vegetable Panzanella Marinated Tomato Salad with Sesame-Crusted Goat Cheese Wok-Stirred Mushroom Salad Cups

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Finkel, Hilary (Series Producer)
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