About the Show

Ming Tsai is a new style of chef creating cutting-edge American cuisine. His original yet accessible recipes are based on superb pairings of basic flavors from Western and Eastern traditions.

Warm Polenta and Oxtail Cakes on Fennel Salad

Orange Grand Marnier Sauce for Nian Gao

Tea-Smoked Duck Legs with Mushroom and Orzo Ragout

Pecan-Yogurt Apple Cake with Star Anise Caramel Sauce

Asian Duck Confit with Citrus Pea Sprout Salad

Black Tea-Lychee Granite

Smokey Turkey Shumai in a Sweet Pea Broth

Basil Tomato Soup

Potato-Leek Hash

Thai Marinated Beef Cabbage Salad with Warm Shallot Vinaigrette

Edamame Crusted Ahi Tuna with Daikon Salad

Leftovers: Minced Squab in Lettuce Cups

Somen Noodle Sushi with Wasabi Oil and Soy Syrup

Asian Soupe de Poissin with Saffron-Garlic Foam

Wild Mushroom Custard with Asparagus-Truffle Sauce

Mussel Salad

Chicken and Vegetable Satay with Somen Noodle Salad and Peanut Sauce

Tropical Asian Curry Paste

Grilled Sushi Rice with Soy-Ginger Glaze

Asian Spiced Fried Chicken

Mixed Seafood Paella with Thai Bird Chile Aioli

Steamed Salmon Wrapped in Napa Cabbage, Pepper, Ginger and Scallion Sauce

'Shepherd's Pie' with Asian Braised Duck

Crispy Skinned Salmon with Maitake Dashi

Bear's Grilled Beef Shortribs with Amy's Sweet Potato Trujillo Tamales

Star Anise-Leek Noodle Soup with Beef Carpaccio

Steamed Halibut Flashed with Thai Bird-Kaffir Lime Oil Turmeric Fried Rice and Long Bean Salad

About the Host

Ming Tsai

Ming Tsai is the James Beard Award-winning chef/owner of Blue Dragon in Massachusetts and his latest venture BABA at the Yellowstone Club in Big Sky, Montana. An Emmy Award-winner, Ming hosts PBS-TV's Simply Ming, now in its seventeenth season. Ming is the author of five cookbooks: Blue Ginger: East Meets West Cooking with Ming Tsai, Simply Ming, Ming's Master Recipes, Simply Ming One-Pot Meals and Simply Ming In Your Kitchen. Ming supports many charities including Family Reach, a non-profit whose mission is to provide financial relief and support to families fighting cancer, of which he is currently the Chairman of the National Advisory Board.