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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Cooking at Home - Miso

12/20/2014 at 11:30 am on WTTW Create/World

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

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.

Kristen Kish & Soup

12/26/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

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

Rocky Mountaineer

12/26/2014 at 6:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

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

Sake/Yonemura

12/27/2014 at 11:30 am on WTTW Create/World

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

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.

Morimoto & Knives

12/31/2014 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

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

Jamie Bissonnette & En Pappiote

01/02/2015 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

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

Shrimp & Garlic: Compass-Wide Comfort Combo

01/03/2015 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Ming prepares Sauteed Shrimp with Garlic Black Pepper Sauce over rice and Gambas al Ajillo.

Michael Schlow and Basting

01/05/2015 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

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

Amanda Cohen & Season Veggies

01/06/2015 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

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

Michiba - Seafood

01/08/2015 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

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

Wakiya - Ramen

01/09/2015 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

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

Australian Beef with Mark Best

01/10/2015 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Australia's spectacular Wagyu Beef is seared and served with Beetroot and Radicchio Kimchee.

Street Foods

01/12/2015 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

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

Vancover - Tojo

01/13/2015 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

01/14/2015 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

01/15/2015 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

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

Richmond - Andy Liu

01/16/2015 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

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

Kangaroo Island with Kate Sumner and Craig Wickem

01/17/2015 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Wildlife in Australia is explored. Australian marron and King George Whiting are put on the barbie.

Tony Maws & Funky Cuts

01/19/2015 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

01/20/2015 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

01/21/2015 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

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

Rakutaian-Kobe

01/23/2015 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Chef Ming learns about Kobe Beef and cooks at one of the best Beef restaurants in Osaka, Rakutaian.

Wood-Fired Cooking with Robert Marchetti

01/24/2015 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Seared Tuna Nicoise with Poached Duck Egg and Herbed Butter Sauce and Grilled Quail are prepared.

Calgary

01/28/2015 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

01/29/2015 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.

Einat Admony & Purees

01/30/2015 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

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

Australian Lamb with Tim Bourke

01/31/2015 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

A Orange-Ginger Lamb Shanks with Garlic Barley 'Risotto' and Lamb Belly are served.

Caramelization with Guest Jody Adams

02/04/2015 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

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

On The Road with Michael Schlow at Tico

02/06/2015 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

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

Oysters Three Ways with Darren Robertson

02/07/2015 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Ming heads out to Bondi Beach to cook oysters three-ways with Australian chef Darren Robertson.

Making Sausage with Guest Chris Cosentino

02/09/2015 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

02/10/2015 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

02/11/2015 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

02/12/2015 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

02/13/2015 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

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

Gourmet Markets with Dominique Rizzo

02/14/2015 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Ming shops in some of the best gourmet markets in Australia with Aussie super-chef Dominique Rizzo.

Azores: Pedro Oliviera

02/16/2015 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

02/17/2015 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

02/18/2015 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

02/19/2015 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

02/20/2015 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

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

Cooking in the Oval with Dennis Leslie

02/21/2015 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Ming visits Adelaide, also known as Australian wine country. Pork Adobo with Muntrie Jam is made.

Reconstituting with Guest Gordon Hamersley

02/23/2015 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

02/24/2015 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

02/25/2015 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

02/26/2015 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

02/27/2015 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.

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