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Simply Ming; Tofu/ Parsley


Tofu and Parsley with Ken Oringer Anamorphic

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Simply Ming
Tofu/ Parsley
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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: Ken Oringer

Tofu, one of the most versatile ingredients in the Eastern world, is paired with the Western basic, parsley, to create three “All-In-One” dishes. In this episode, Ming prepares a healthy Layered Salad with Green Goddess Tofu Dressing and uses firm tofu for a Tofu Greek Salad. Ming also makes a flavorful Crispy Tofu and Parsley-Tomato Lavosh Wrap. Guest chef Ken Oringer, owner of Clio and other Boston restaurants, visits the studio and infuses his style into this East-West pair when he creates an “All-In-One” Malaysian Curry Noodle Hot Pot.


Tofu Greek Salad

Layered Salad with Green Goddess Tofu Dressing

Crispy Tofu and Parsley-Tomato Lavosh Wrap

Ken Oringer's Malaysian Curry Noodle Hot Pot



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Finkel, Hilary (Series Producer)
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