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Simply Ming; Red Roast Braising Liquid

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Simply Ming
Red Roast Braising Liquid
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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: Iris Tsai

Having grown up in a culinary household, Ming reminisces that the warm aroma of a simmering Red Roast is one of his most vivid memories. His Red Roasting Braising Liquid perfectly mixes sugary rock candy, spicy ginger, hot chilies and wine, and is, all at once, sweet, salty and spicy. Ming takes this dynamic sauce and creates three very unique dishes with it – Red Roast Duck Legs with Sweet Potatoes and Daikon, and an incredibly tasty Lightly Braised Butterfish with Snow Cabbage. For the third dish, Ming grills up what he deems to be the most flavorful cut of beef, Rib Eye Steak, and serves it with a hearty Red Roast-Carrot Soup. Then Ming is off to T.F. Kinnealey in the South End of Boston, one of the premier suppliers of meats in the country to discuss shank and rib eye with the experts. Guest chef Iris Tsai, Ming’s Mom, offers up Red Roast Shank Sandwiches made of meltingly tender beef shank that have been infused with all the rich flavors of the braising liquid – a favorite dish from Ming’s childhood.

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Finkel, Hilary (Series Producer)
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