Season 12 of the PBS cooking show "Simply Ming" premiered Oct. 4, 2014, and PBS directs viewers to check local listings for air times. The show premiered on Create TV in early 2015.
The host of "Simply Ming" is Ming Tsai, who learned about cooking in his family's restaurant, Mandarin Kitchen, as he grew up.
Season 12 had 26 episodes with an overarching theme of comfort foods. He travels to Australia during the season for the show's "On the Road" feature, visiting locations such as Sydney, Adelaide and Kangaroo Island. The show has received two Emmy nominations and two Bronze Telly awards, as of August 2015.