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Simply Ming; On the Road in San Antonio with John Besh


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Simply Ming
On the Road in San Antonio with John Besh
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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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Ming heads to the Lone Star State on today’s episode of Simply Ming. Joining him is his long time friend Chef John Besh. At Chef Besh’s critically acclaimed San Antonio restaurant – Luke. Ming and John will get inspired by fresh ingredients just picked from an area farm and will use them to create two delicious dishes, on the fly, that reflect the spirit and spiciness of San Antonio.

Recipes John Besh's Country Fried Quail with Persimmon-Curry Chutney Ming's Pan Roasted Chicken with Black-Eyed Pea Risotto



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Finkel, Hilary (Series Producer)
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