About Ming Tsai

Ming Tsai is the James Beard Award-winning chef/owner of Blue Ginger and the Asian Gastropub Blue Dragon. An Emmy Award-winner, Ming is also the host and executive producer of PBS-TV's Simply Ming, now in its eleventh season.
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Homemade Margherita Pizza

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Ming Tsai loves pizza dough, tomatoes, basil, and cheese and loves to make his own ...Read More

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Spiced Flank Steak Fajitas

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Delicious, tasty, and simple meal! Chef Tsai makes multi-spiced skirt steak fajitas using a homemade ...Read More

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Roasted Cauliflower Soup

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A little chef trick: heat your bowl with hot water before you serve soup; it ...Read More

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Strawberry and Watermelon Granita

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Frozen fruit serves as the base of this granita. For some more fun, add champagne.

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Ginger Apple-Pineapple Juice

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Fresh, healthy, delicious green juice. Serve with crushed ice or straight up. Tastes great either ...Read More

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Braised Delmonico Beef

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Sear meats first and then slow cook for a juicy and aromatic dish. And there ...Read More

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Cranberry-Orange Soda Bread

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Not a baker? It's ok. This soda bread dough is easy to form, doesn't require ...Read More

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Easy Chocolate Mousse

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Your guests and family will be impressed if you make this at home. Only you ...Read More

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Roasted Chicken with Broccoli and Rice

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Chef trick: brine your chicken overnight in what tastes like sweet sea water.

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Chicken Cordon Bleu

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Served over wilted greens, Ming Tsai's Chicken Cordon Blue sizzles and is full of spice.

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The East-West Approach: More than just Cooking

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As one of its leading pioneers, Ming Tsai shares his inspiration behind East-West cuisine and ...Read More

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Asian Cucumber Salad

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The Wan Ja Shan lychee fruit vinegar makes an incredibly tasty salad that doesn't even ...Read More

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Five-Spice Plum Tart

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Literally, you could make this in 20 minutes. It can work with apples, pineapples, any ...Read More

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Shrimp Toast with Jicama

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We purée the shrimp as a mousse, so buy small shrimp. Scallops work, salmon works, ...Read More

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Spiced Rubbed Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Sweet Potatoes

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Sweet potatoes on the bottom, pork tenderloin on top, this cooks up in about 18 ...Read More

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Chicken and Tri-Bell Pepper Chow Mein

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A quick and easy stir-fry with colorful bell peppers, chicken, a touch of honey, and ...Read More

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Foie Gras-Shiitake Shumai in a Sauternes Shallot Broth

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For Chef Ming Tsai, if there's one single recipe that epitomizes East-West cuisine, this is ...Read More