Teufelsberg

Teufelsberg I hardly know where to start with describing Teufelsberg (or Devil’s Mountain). I went up there today on a tour led by former US Army analyst Christopher McLarren. McLarren was stationed here at Field Station Berlin during the Cold War and since settling in Berlin, has become an expert on not only it’s history […]

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Food photography

Food photography is one of those specialised photographic genres, but with over 20,000 recipes on Local, it is one that provides a lot of bang for buck. My favourite food photographer is Nicole Young. Not only does she take great photos herself, her book Food Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots is a terrific primer. […]

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Cheese scones

IMGP7071_cheese-scones, a photo by RaeAllen on Flickr. Ingredients 3 cups self-raising flour 50g butter, chopped small 1 cup grated tasty cheese 1-1 1/2 cups milk Method 1. Rub butter into flour until its breadcrumby 2. Add grated cheese and mix through mostly dry mixture 3. add milk and mix until you have a good doughy […]

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