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On The Road In Hawaii: Isaac Boncaco

On this episode, Ming is on the road in Hawaii. His first stop finds him in Maui where he visits the Ali'i Kula Lavender Farm. He is then joined by former Sous Chef at Blue Ginger now Executive Chef at the Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort, Isaac Bancaco. Isaac competed as Ming's sous chef on Iron Chef America defeating Bobby Flay in his first defeat on home soil. As a "Top Young Chef to Watch" by Travel Age West in 2011 and only chef in the Pacific Business News' 2014 Top 40 under 40, he pays tribute to his Maui roots Ka'ana Kitchen at the Andaz Maui in Wailea. Bancaco possesses deep-rooted pride in Hawai'i's locally grown and produced goods to provide diners a paralleled sense of place and taste of his home. Together Ming and Isaac make Lavender Grilled Rice Cakes with Hawaiian Ahi Poke, a Grilled Spicy Tuna Maki Sushi Roll and whip up a Maui Lavender Arnold Palmer before they hit the golf course.

Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 1724

About 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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Tue, Aug 16 1:00 A.M. Tsai Family Hot Pot with Mom and Dad     NH CREATE
Fri, Aug 19 7:00 P.M. Meuniere     NH CREATE
Sun, Aug 21 5:30 P.M. Tsai Family Hot Pot with Mom and Dad     NH CREATE
Mon, Aug 22 7:00 P.M. Wings     NH CREATE
Tue, Aug 23 1:00 A.M. Wings     NH CREATE
Fri, Aug 26 7:00 P.M. Along The Rhine     NH CREATE
Sun, Aug 28 5:30 P.M. Wings     NH CREATE
Mon, Aug 29 7:00 P.M. Ming Tsai with Guest Andrew Zimmern     NH CREATE
Tue, Aug 30 1:00 A.M. Ming Tsai with Guest Andrew Zimmern     NH CREATE
Fri, Sep 2 7:00 P.M. Ming Tsai with Guest Jacques Pepin     NH CREATE
Sat, Sep 3 2:00 P.M. Sausage and Peppers     NHPBS
Sun, Sep 4 5:30 P.M. Ming Tsai with Guest Andrew Zimmern     NH CREATE
Mon, Sep 5 7:00 P.M. Ming Tsai with Guest Kristen Kish     NH CREATE
Tue, Sep 6 1:00 A.M. Ming Tsai with Guest Kristen Kish     NH CREATE
Fri, Sep 9 7:00 P.M. Ming Tsai with Guest Jonathan Waxman     NH CREATE
Sat, Sep 10 2:00 P.M. Sushi from Maui     NHPBS

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