Philadelphia “The City of Brotherly Love”

Photographs and tidbits from my day trip to Philadelphia.


I wanted to practice shooting something in my newly handmade lightbox so I baked some cupcakes at home and made a valiant effort to frost them in a semi-decent manner. I shot the photos with a simple table-top setup using a handmade light tent and lamp. The cupcakes got me thinking…

Knocking about J Mart in Flushing, NY

J Mart is a fairly large supermarket featuring primarily Asian groceries and housewares. My mom and I are currently in the midst of an unofficial competition (which I’m winning) to find healthy and interesting foods so I snapped a few photos with my phone’s camera to document my latest find.

How-to Series: California Rolls by Tasty Pursuits

During the spring, I attended a cooking demonstration by Hazel Sy of Tasty Pursuits.

Chocolate Mousse Parfait

During a fruit finding mission into Chinatown, I bought some berries and later made “chocolate mousse”.