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Simply Ming; Coriander/ Fennel


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Simply Ming
Coriander/ Fennel
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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 Pasternack

The herb coriander is native to Asia, but has become one of the most widely used herbs in the world. Paired with licorice-scented fennel, you’ve got an aromatic combination of flavors that are unique in any dish. Ming starts the meal by making Crispy Pita Chips with Fennel Fondue followed by Shaved Fennel Salad with Coriander Crusted Ahi Tuna. Guest chef David Pasternack, seafood expert and author, creates Tuna Crudo with Wild Fennel and Jicama paired with an Oil-Cured Olive Salad.

Recipes: Shaved Fennel Salad with Coriander Crusted Hamachi

Chicken Sausage Meatballs on Fennel Rice

Crispy Pita Chips with Fennel Fondue

David Pasternack's Tuna Crudo With Wild Fennel



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Finkel, Hilary (Series Producer)
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