"If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe." Carl Sagan
SUN. a ball of glowing gas, its gravity holds our solar system together
caramelized sugar syrup
MERCURY. dense, with a cratered surface that reaches temperatures in excess of 800 F
toasted sourdough bread.
VENUS. volcanic and molten, with a thick atmosphere which traps in heat.
EARTH. mountains, valleys, a mantle of huge plates constantly shifting, it is made of 70% water.
salt baked fish with lettuces and potato shingles
OUR MOON. has eight distinct phases.
ash coated cheese.
MARS. a frozen, rocky desert plagued by dust storms.
freeze dried fruit
JUPITER. cold and windy, with a persistent high-pressure storm known as the Great Red Spot.
red-eye iced coffee with cream
SATURN. a planet ringed by chunks from comets, asteroids, and moons.
URANUS. the aqua colored ice giant, with an effective temperature of -350 degrees.
NEPTUNE. dark, cold, windy, and cloud streaked.
cotton candy ice cream with spun sugar.
PLUTO. a dwarf planet, cold and mountainous with a mottled surface.
a series inspired by our solar system, shot with photographer Evi Abeler in 2017.