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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Jody Adams & Cooking Greens

10/24/2014 at 6:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

Chef Jody Adams knows her foliage and she's going to help Ming make greens tasty on the fly.

Morimoto & Knives

10/25/2014 at 11:30 am on WTTW Create/World

Iron Chef Morimoto joins Ming to make sure we all know how important knife skills are.

Leftovers Ignite and Take Flight

10/25/2014 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

A Crispy Noodle Cake with Ham and Brisket is served. Chef Marcus Samuelsson makes Pytt I Panna.

Wakiya - Ramen

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

Ming visits the Instant Ramen Museum in Osaka, Japan and learns the secrets of cooking Ramen.

Jamie Bissonnette & En Pappiote

10/27/2014 at 6:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

Jamie Bissonnette show how versatile cooking en papillote, or in parchment paper or foil, can be.

Street Foods

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

Ming enjoys great street food in Japan, including Yakitori, Fresh Crab, Pork Offal and Takoyaki.

Vancover - Tojo

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

Ming shops for fresh Seafood in Vancouver and cooks up a Seafood feast with Chef Hidekazu Tojo.

Vancouver - Rain City

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

Chef Ming visits one of the best public markets on the continent, Granville Market, in Canada.

Richmond - Ian Lai

10/31/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Fresh Haddock and Salmon are paired with ingredients from a community garden in British Columbia.

Michael Schlow and Basting

10/31/2014 at 6:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

Chef Michael Schlow cooks with Ming and shows that basting is as easy as a flick of the wrist.

Pizza for Dinner & Dessert

11/01/2014 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Pepe's Pizza, Spicy Clam Pizza is made. Elizabeth Falkner creates her Finocchio Flower Power Pizza.

Richmond - Andy Liu

11/03/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Chef Andy Liu cooks with Crab, one of the Richmond, British Columbia's best local ingredients.

Amanda Cohen & Season Veggies

11/03/2014 at 6:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

Chef Amanda Cohen promises to breathe new life into your veggie dishes.

Tony Maws & Funky Cuts

11/04/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Chef Tony Maws cooks with the funky cuts of meat you might have trouble identifying at the market.

Mom and Dad - Show One

11/05/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Chef Ming is joined by his Mom and Dad to cook some of their favorite dishes.

Mom and Dad - Show Two

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

Chef Ming is joined by his Mom and Dad to cook some of their favorite dishes.

Cooking at Home - Miso

11/07/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Chef Ming visits one of the oldest Miso factories in Japan and learns Miso cooking techniques.

Todd English & Quick Pan Sauce

11/07/2014 at 6:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

Pan Sauce with Lobster and the key to infusing Pasta Noodles with maximum flavor are featured.

Blue Plate Special

11/08/2014 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Shitake Salisbury Steak with Pan Gravy and comedian Lenny Clarke's Mom's Meatloaf are highlighted.

Michiba - Seafood

11/10/2014 at 6:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

Ming visits Tsukiji in Japan, the biggest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world.

Sake/Yonemura

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

Chef Ming Tsai goes to the Sake Brewery in Nara, Japan to discover the wonders of Sake.

Rocky Mountaineer

11/12/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

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

Calgary

11/13/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

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

Ellie Krieger and Better Burgers

11/14/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

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

Kristen Kish & Soup

11/15/2014 at 8:00 am on WTTW Create/World

Chef Kristin Kish, who snared success with her soup on Top Chef, shares her soupy secrets.

Hungary and Seoul Satisfying: Stuffed Cabbage

11/15/2014 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Korean Steamed Lion's Head is served. Kristen Kish prepares Hungarian Stuffed Cabbage.

Einat Admony & Purees

11/17/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

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

Organic Ponzu and Jamon De Fermin

11/18/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Jamon Wrapped Asparagus with Ponzu Syrup and Seared Jamon Wrapped Chicken Breast are prepared.

Spring Roll Wrappers and Pesto

11/19/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Delicious recipes include Pesto Chicken and Spinach Spring rolls and Tomato and Cucumber Napoleon.

Blanching with Guests Seth & Angela Raynor

11/20/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

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

Creme Anglaise with Guest Duff Goldman

11/21/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

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

Fresh Shucked Summer Sweetness

11/22/2014 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Scallop and Sweet Potato Ravioli are prepared. Chef Michael Mina makes Pan Seared Scallops.

Caramelization with Guest Jody Adams

11/24/2014 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

11/25/2014 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

11/26/2014 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

11/27/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

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

Rice Pilaf with Guest Ellie Krieger

11/28/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Toasted Garlic Quinoa and Coriander Crusted Chicken and Spicy Shrimp over Preserved Lemon Pilaf.

Tenderizing with Guest Jamie Bissonnette

12/01/2014 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

12/02/2014 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

12/03/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

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

Azores: Pedro Oliviera

12/04/2014 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

12/05/2014 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

12/08/2014 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

12/09/2014 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

12/10/2014 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

12/11/2014 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

12/12/2014 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

12/15/2014 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

12/16/2014 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

12/17/2014 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

12/18/2014 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

12/19/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

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

A Chicken In Every Pot

12/20/2014 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Red Roast Whole Chicken is served with Vegetables. Tory McPhail makes Chicken and Mushroom Gumbo.

Wine & Tapas

12/22/2014 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

12/23/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

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

Not Andy Warhol's Tomato Soup & Grilled Cheese

12/27/2014 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Fresh Indonesian Tomato Soup is made. Cortney Burns prepares Farmer's Cheese on Grilled Bread.

Grant Achatz & Scent Infusion

12/29/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Chef Grant Achatz, the avant-garde leader of American cuisine, brings his magic to home cooking.

Duff Goldman & Caramel

12/30/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Duff Goldman, the Ace of Cakes, work his magic with a great carmel technique.

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