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Simply Ming; Jasmine Caramel Sauce

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Simply Ming
Jasmine Caramel Sauce
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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

Ming makes the most delicious of sweets – caramel – even more heavenly. His Jasmine Caramel Sauce combines smooth caramel with a hint of floral jasmine tea, proving that even perfect tastes can be improved upon. This smooth concoction added to even the simplest of desserts can take them to a whole new level. Ming whips up a few desserts to satisfy his sweet tooth – from a delicate Toasted Almond Tea Cake, to the perfect combination of hot and cold that is his Jasmine Banana Caramel Sauce Ice Cream Sundae and finally a Toasted Sesame Nougat Bark that is just as delicious left plain or dipped in a decadent dark chocolate. Ming visits Tiny Trapeze Confections in the Boston neighborhood of Hyde Park and discovers that natural and organic ingredients create the richest caramel. Back in the studio, world-class pastry chef Gale Gand prepares her interpretation of the classic French dessert – a wonderful Pear Tarte Tatin.

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Finkel, Hilary (Series Producer)
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