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Simply Ming; Honey Sesame Tuile

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Simply Ming
Honey Sesame Tuile
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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: David Burke Who knew that cookie batter could be so versatile? Ming's Honey Sesame Tuile is a spreadable, super flexible mixture that can be transformed into a variety of shapes and is the secret behind making restaurant-worthy desserts at home. These paper-thin crispy cookies can be used for everything from decorating a dessert plate to making an edible bowl for ice cream to providing a delicious vessel for savory fillings. After showing how to use the Honey Sesame Tuile to create perfect fortune cookies at home, Ming heads to a company in Queens, New York to see how these prophetic sweets are produced by the millions. Back in the studio, Ming finds an inspired way to pair cookies with champagne when he creates his Tuile Basket for Watermelon Granita. Then Ming gives his take on a classic Italian dessert with an Asian Cannoli. One of the innovators of New American cuisine, guest chef David Burke, stops by the set to put a savory spin on this sweet batter by using it to create a taco shell shaped wrapper to encase his Cold Water Lobster Salad.

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Finkel, Hilary (Series Producer)
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