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Simply Ming
Tamari/ Hot Pepper 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

Program Description

Guest Chef: Norman Van Aken ( Miami )

The mellow flavor of tamari soy sauce and fiery hot pepper sauce are the dynamic East-West duo in this week’s SIMPLY MING recipes. Adding a twist to Buffalo New York ’s famed wings, Chef Ming Tsai creates Hot and Spicy Wings with the East-West pair. Then, Ming makes the Best Bloody Mary Ever by kicking up the flavor with a knockout recipe. Later, Ming is off to Miami to cook at sea with groundbreaking Florida chef, Norman Van Aken, who uses the East-West combination to make Snapper Escabeche Tacos. Back in the kitchen studio, Ming simplifies dinner with an all-in-one recipe – Tamari Marinated Spicy Tofu and Broccoli Stir Fry, a healthy dish that will keep your family coming back for more!


Hot and Spicy Wings

Tamari-Marinated Spicy Tofu and Broccoli Stir Fry

Best Bloody Mary Ever

Norman Van Aken's Snapper Escabeche Stuffed Tacos



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Finkel, Hilary (Series Producer)
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