On this episode of Simply Ming, Ming travels to Rudesheim am Rhein, Germany for some wine, brandy, and local char. Heading to the vineyards via gondola, Ming explores the flavors of Rudesheim and later meets chef Fritz Pilcher to cook some local char. Chef Pilcher makes potato fritters with river char tartar, garden greens, lemon dip, and caviar vinaigrette while Ming makes an arctic char with crispy skin and a foie gras sauce with brandy and cauliflower rice. All that and more this week on Simply... [see more] Ming.
Award-winning chef Ming Tsai offers both the curious beginner and the culinary expert simple solutions for creating easy East-West dishes. Using no more than eight ingredients, Tsai creates a repertoire of flavor-packed sauces, rubs, spices and vinaigrettes that serve as the foundation for quick but delicious dinners. Then, Ming and a diverse line-up of guest chefs transform a handful of fresh ingredients into several dishes. This season, Ming also welcomes culinary luminaries, including Ted Allen, Sara Moulton, Rick Bayless and Mary Ann Esposito. In addition to all-new recipes and wine pairings, Ming visits chefs around the country to explore the cultural inspiration of traditional dishes, and re-inventing them with an East-West twist.