Simply Ming

Simply Ming

The Emmy-nominated public television series SIMPLY MING is back featuring 26 fresh new episodes. This year, Ming and his guest chefs will be 'Cooking on the Fly' finding inspiration from his East-West pantry and surprise ingredients that range from exotic fruits and vegetables to meats and fish. In each studio episode, Ming kicks off the show by highlighting techniques to help you 'Cook on the Fly' at home. From filleting a fish to sharing the technique for cooking veggies kids will love, Ming and his guests use their culinary tricks to bring you a season of delicious new recipes.

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Masuhara Morimoto & Lightly Cooked Fish

04/22/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Iron Chef Morimoto shows how to break down a fish and then cook it to maintain its pristine flavor.

Mom & Dad Tsai & Pressure Cookers

04/23/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Ming cooks Coq au Vin and Red Roast Duck with Scallion Pancakes with his parents Steven and Iris.

Jody Adams & Pan Roasting

04/24/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Pan-Roasted Chicken with Orzo Sausage Risotto and Pan-Roasted Halibut with Eggplant Caponata.

Kf Seetoh & Street Hawker Food

04/25/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Ming takes Singapore street food and makes his favorite street food in the middle of all the action

Rocky Mountaineer

04/26/2014 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Chef Ming Tsai travels across British Columbia to experience the best of Canadian cuisine.

Bryan Caswell & Filleting Fish

04/28/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Tea-Smoked Trout with Thai Cucumber Tomato Salad and Crispy-Skin Snapper with Fennel are prepared.

Julio Bermejo & Cooking with Spirits

04/29/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Ming cooks with tequila and explores amazing food stalls at the Ferry Plaza Farmer's Market.

Jamie Bissonnette & Breaking Down A Chicken

04/30/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Ming prepare roast Chicken Breast with Kimchee braised Wings with Boston Chef Jamie Bissonnette.

Damian D'silva & Authentic Singapore Cuisine

05/01/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Traditional ethnic cuisine is made using surprise ingredients from a local open market in Singapore.

The Pallotta Sisters & Infusing Flavor Into Pasta

05/02/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Stir Fry of Wonton Noodles with Scallops and Bacon and Arugula, Radicchio Pine Nut Salad are made.

Calgary

05/03/2014 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Ming visits the Canadian Rocky Mountain Ranch where Chef Allistair Barnes cooks Elk and Bison.

Dennis Lee & Cooking with the Binchotan

05/05/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Ming visits Chef Dennis Lee of Namu at his Korean Street Food Cart to try some amazing Korean food.

Janice Wong & Desserts

05/06/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Ming and Chef Janice Wong travel to the outskirts of the city to find inspiration at Oh Farms.

Michael Ruhlman & Salt

05/07/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Author and chef Michael Ruhlman joins Ming for a demonstration on seasoning with salt.

Samson Chan & Shellfish

05/08/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Ming cooks with Samson Chan, the mastermind behind one of Singapore's best restaurants, Barnacles.

Charles Phan & Wok-Stirring

05/09/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Sweet and Sour Clams with Plums and Cucumbers and a Classic Lemongrass Chicken are served.

Ellie Krieger and Better Burgers

05/10/2014 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Want to eat more Burgers? Ming and Chef Ellie Krieger make some lighter, tastier Burgers on the fly.

Andre Chiang & Cooking with Our Senses

05/12/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Ming and Chef Andre Chiang create memorable culinary creations with pristine, fresh ingredients.

Blue Ginger Chefs

05/13/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Ming takes us behind-the-scenes to meet his James Beard Award-Winning Blue Ginger Team.

Shermay Lee & Peranakan Cooking

05/14/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Ming and cookbook author Shermay Lee make Peranakan dishes with ingredients from an outdoor market.

Dante Demagistris & Garlic

05/15/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Beef and Broccolini Stir Fry with Mango Puree and Basil Ricotta Gnocchi with Shrimp and Asparagus.

Blanching with Guests Seth & Angela Raynor

05/16/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Grilled Lobster with Butter Roasted Potatoes and Fried Pork and Couscous with Peach Sesame Compote.

Einat Admony & Purees

05/17/2014 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Chef Ming and Chef Einat Admony show how to make Purees explode with texture and flavor.

Creme Anglaise with Guest Duff Goldman

05/19/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Old School Chocolate Souffle with Creme Anglaise and Vanilla Frozen Custard with Flambeed Berries.

Caramelization with Guest Jody Adams

05/20/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Caramelization is used to create Scallops with Curried Gooseberries and Loin Lamb Chops with Plums.

Thickening with Guest Susur Lee

05/21/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Chinese-Style Paella and Seared Chicken Breast Orzo Risotto with Endive Caper Salad are prepared.

On The Road with Michael Schlow at Tico

05/22/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Red Tape Steak and a Double Lamb Chop with Pea Shoot-Beet Salad are prepared in Boston.

Making Sausage with Guest Chris Cosentino

05/23/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

San Francisco Sausage and Peppers and Chicken Mushroom Sausage Patties with Orange Snow Pea Salad.

Episode #1127

05/24/2014 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Tenderizing with Guest Jamie Bissonnette

05/27/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Tender recipes include a Tellegio Kimchee Steak Bomb and a Trio of Halibut New Style Sashimi.

Omelets with Guest Todd English

05/28/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

A Shitake Omelet with Crab Salad and a Vidalia Onion Omelet with Lox Orecciette Pasta are prepared.

Ganache with Guest Joanne Chang

05/29/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Chef Joanne Chang whips up Chocolate Mousse Napoleon and Flourless Rum Nut Chocolate Cake.

Azores: Pedro Oliviera

05/30/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Cozida, a one-pot meal that is cooked underground by the Earth's volcanic heat, is prepared.

Pan Sauces with Guest Norman Van Aken

06/02/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Pan Seared Steak, Beet Salad and Hash Browns and Pork Chop with Kimchee-Kale Pan Sauce are created.

Modern Azorean Cuisine

06/03/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Meals that reflect Azorean culinary traditions with a modern twist are made with local ingredients.

On The Road In Chattanooga with Guest Daniel Lindley

06/04/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Ming heads south to Chattanooga, Tennessee to cook with renowned local chef Daniel Lindley.

On The Road In San Antonio with Chef John Besh

06/05/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

In the Lone Star State, Ming creates dishes that reflect the spirit and spiciness of San Antonio.

Reconstituting with Guest Gordon Hamersley

06/06/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Salt Cod with Pasta and English Peas and Chicken Stir-fry with Wood Ear and Fermented Black Beans.

Azores: Eduardo Reis

06/09/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Ming visits the Azorean island of Terceira and learns the history of a popular dish called Alcatra.

On The Road In San Antonio with Chef Elizabeth Kossick

06/10/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Ming creates Peruvian dishes with Chef Elizabeth Kossick at the Culinary Institute of America.

On The Road In Chattanooga

06/11/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Chef Ming Tsai travels to Chattanooga, Tennessee to learn some of the region's culinary secrets.

Grilling with Andy Husbands

06/12/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

A Thai Buffalo Salad and Grilled Mussels and Clams with Tomatoes and a Polenta Cake are grilled up.

On the Road in San Antonio with Chef Johnny Hernandez

06/13/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Ming shops at a local Latin market and chops, dices and grills two fabulous Latin-inspired dishes.

Poaching with Guest Jasper White

06/16/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Striped Bass Poached in Saffron Broth and a Salad Lyonaise with Red Wine Poached Eggs are served.

Wine & Tapas

06/17/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Ming helps harvest limpets and clams to come up with two unique dishes in Caldeira do Santo Cristo.

On the Road in San Antonio with Diana Barrios Trevino

06/18/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Ming learns how to make simple and flavorful Tex-Mex cuisine with Chef Diana Barrios Trevino.

Fish Broth

06/19/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Fish is on the menu when Ming joins a local chef on the picturesque Island of Pico.

On the Road - Boston Vendor Trucks - Mobile Cuisine

06/20/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Ming explores Boston's street food scene and creates a unique East-West Vietnamese sandwich.

Kristen Kish & Soup

06/23/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

How do you pack maximum flavor into your soup. On the premiere episode of Simply Ming, join Chef Ming Tsai and his guest Chef Kristin Kish, who snared success with her soup on Top Chef. Kristin shares her soupy secrets as we cook on the fly, on Simply Ming.

Grant Achatz & Scent Infusion

06/24/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Molecular gastronomy, sous vide... these are a few of the innovative chef's techniques that home cooks are now trying themselves. On this episode of Simply Ming, Chef Grant Achatz, the avant-garde leader of American cuisine, brings his magic home.

Duff Goldman & Caramel

06/25/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

On this episode of Simply Ming, something we all love-- and a great technique-caramel! And Duff Goldman, the Ace of Cakes, loves it too! So he's joining Ming to work his magic, this week on Simply Ming.

Morimoto & Knives

06/26/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

The difference between having fun and being miserable in the kitchen can come down to this: the right knife. On this episode of Simply Ming, the blade master himself, Iron Chef Morimoto, joins Ming to make sure we all know how important knife skills are.

Jody Adams & Cooking Greens

06/27/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

We're all supposed to eat more greens, but how do you cook them? Well, Chef Jody Adams knows her foliage and she's going to help Ming make it tasty on the fly on this episode of Simply Ming.

Jamie Bissonnette & En Pappiote

06/30/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Cooking en papillote, or in parchment paper or foil, is a great way to make an easy, healthy meal, especially on the fly. Chef Jamie Bissonnette is in the house to show you just how versatile en pappiote can be, this week on Simply Ming.

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