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Simply Ming; Cooking on the Fly: Infusing Flavor Into Pasta


Simply Ming The Pallotta Sisters & Infusing Flavor into Pasta

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Simply Ming
Cooking on the Fly: Infusing Flavor Into Pasta
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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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NOTE: Broadcast in Boston one week later than system airdate.


Chefs from Asia to Italy agree the best way to infuse noodles with flavor is to sauté them. It’s a critical step many home cooks skip. On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming and his guests, The Pallotta Sisters, focus on that technique. The Pallotta sisters, who serve up countless platters of delicious pasta in Boston’s North End, work with Ming to create Stir Fry of Wonton Noodles with Scallops and Bacon with an Arugula, Radicchio Pine Nut Salad and Cioppino.

Recipes: Stir Fry Wonton Noodles with Scallops and Bacon & Arugula, Radicchio Pine Nut Salad Pallotta Sisters' Cioppino



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Finkel, Hilary (Series Producer)
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