Jamison Townsend

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This Robot Chef Has Mastered Crab Bisque

Step aside, home chefs! The kitchen of the future draws near.<p>No, there's no hydrator from Marty McFly's kitchen in <i>Back to the Future II</i>. Right now, the chef of the future looks like a pair of robotic arms that descend from the ceiling of a very organized kitchen. And it makes a mean crab bisque.<p>As …

DVDs and downloads: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Big Eyes and more

In the words of Taylor Swift: “Are we out of the woods yet? Are we in the clear yet? Good.” That feels the appropriate response to the DVD release of Peter Jackson’s <b>The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies</b> (Warner, 12), the concluding chapter of diminished returns in a trilogy that should never …

Comic Books

9 Mexican Recipes Perfect for the Slow Cooker

Between the quick hustle of the food truck and the casual fun of make-your-own taco get togethers, it’s easy to forget that the process behind making …

National Garlic Day: our very best garlic recipes

To mark National Garlic Day, we share our most delicious garlic-laced recipes, from chicken baked with a whole bulb to Nigella's garlic and cauliflower soup<p>Usually at Telegraph Towers, we roll our eyes at dedicated food days. National Ice cream for Breakfast day? Puh-lease. World Pasta Day? No need …

Summer rolls: the Vietnamese treat that we're all addicted to

A far cry from deep-fried beansprout-heavy Chinese spring rolls, Vietnamese summer rolls are refreshing, healthy and definitely worth making yourself<p>Sometimes, for a treat, in the early 1980s my mother bought us an exotic Chinese takeaway for lunch. In practice this meant a couple of spring rolls …

Deep Frying

Easy skillet cornbread recipe: Just cornmeal, water, and a little time.

There are lots of dishes that are improved by a side of cornbread, among them chili, black-eyed peas, and collard greens. But you don’t always have …

Timothy Spall: dealing with ghosts

Timothy Spall isn’t much given to soundbites. Interviewing him is a bit like pulling a string on the back of a wind-up toy and then watching it go. I barely need to ask any questions before he launches into a long, circuitous answer which loops in and out and back on itself with several eloquently …

Red Carpet

DS to build cars from stone

In the battle to rival premium brands like Mercedes and Jaguar, new French brand DS says it’ll be the first car maker to introduce stone in its …

Live At Guitar Center: A Lot Of Noise And A Little Fun

Noah Wall is an experimental musician in New York, and his latest album is maybe his boldest experiment yet.<p>"I usually make sort of very meticulously crafted music, and I think that's important because this project is so different from that," Wall tells NPR's Rachel Martin.<p>The album, <i>Live At Guitar</i> …

Guitar