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Simply Ming; Cucumber Kimchee

Simply Ming SMMG112K1, Cucumber Kimchee, Uncaptioned Master, 26:46

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Simply Ming
Cucumber Kimchee
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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: Jasper White

Celebrating the master ingredient of Korean cuisine, Cucumber Kimchee, Ming brings viewers to Dah mee Restaurant in Natick, Massachusetts, to show a variety of Kimchee dishes. Back in the kitchen, Ming prepares Rice Noodle Soup with Cucumber Kimchee, Spicy Pork and Cabbage Saute, Braised Kimchee Short ribs, and Spicy Choucroute with seared Dijon-Halibut. Then, New England chef extraordinaire, Jasper White joins Ming and using Cucumber Kimchee, creates a perfect Lobster Salad.

Recipes Kimchee "Choucroute" With Seared Dijon Halibut Spicy Kimchee, Pork, and Tofu Braise Braised Kimchee Short Ribs Cucumber Kimchee Jasper White's Lobster Or Shrimp Salad with Ming's Cucumber Kimchee

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Finkel, Hilary (Series Producer)
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