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Simply Ming; Cooking on the Fly: Peranakan Cooking


Simply Ming Singapore - Shermay Lee Peranakan Cooking

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Simply Ming
Cooking on the Fly: Peranakan Cooking
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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.

925: SHERMAY LEE & PERANAKAN COOKING Location: Singapore

Ming explores Peranakan cooking in Singapore with chef and cookbook author Shermay Lee whose cooking is living proof that grandmothers know best. Sharing with Ming her grandmother’s decades old recipe for a traditional dish, Shermay takes us, and Ming, on a culinary adventure. From finding ingredients in an outdoor market to using her family’s timeworn mortar and pestle, this episode highlights the culinary history and the exotic flavors found only in Singapore.

Recipes Shermay Lee's Ayam Pedas (Chicken and Long Beans in a Spicy Gravy) Shermay Lee's Ayam Pedas (Chicken and Long Beans served in a Spicy Gravy) Pork Stir-Fry with a Candlenut Spice



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Finkel, Hilary (Series Producer)
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