My Love For Pak Choi | & Testing Out the 50mm Lens

I didn't make a big deal out of it this year, shock horror, but it was my birthday a few weekends ago. I've been after a new camera lens for a while, especially with plans that are happening later this year, yeah those ones I keep referencing too but can't say anything about yet.

I've been umming and aahing over which lens to get for AGES. Like serious ages and for me it was between the blogger's fave, the canon 50mm lens or the 40mm pancake lens. For similar reasons, but in the end I decided to go for the 50mm, and received it from my lovely parents for my birth-dizzle.

I've not had much chance to practice with it yet but upon cooking a simple veg stir fry the other night, I decided to give it a whirl in what is my usual photo taking circumstances. Rushed, in a hot environment, with not much chance for error - especially with something that cooks as quickly as a stir fry.

This post isn't just about my new camera lens though, I wanted to relay my love for a particular ingredient. Pak Choi. At the moment I am seriously loving everything about it, maybe not the price, but the fact that it's grown in the UK (the pak choi in this particular post was from my home ends, Berkshire) and how it can spruce up any dish with a freshness like no other.

There's really not much to say about the dish in these photos, just that I chucked a load of veg in a wok with a splash of soy and hoisin sauce, and then added in some egg noodles - simple, and quite frankly boring. I wouldn't dare bore you with a recipe.

I'm currently on the look out for any recipes that involve this wondrous veg, so if you know of any please do point me in the right direction, I'm willing to go to the ends of the earth to satisfy this current craving!