Cowichan Bay

No More Overcooked Prawns!

May 14, 2012

I had the privilege of watching Matt Horn of Cowichan Bay Pasta‘s cooking demonstration at the Cowichan Bay Spot Prawn Festival on Saturday. I thought I would share the recipe and a few tips I learned from Matt about how not to overcook prawns, how to make fresh pasta, and what to use instead of lemons to keep ingredients entirely local.

Spot Prawns in Cowichan Bay

Went to the Spot Prawn Festival in Cowichan Bay last weekend. Whoever organized the Ride for Dad motorcycle convention in Cowichan Bay on the same weekend as the festival was a genius. Thanks to the 500+ bikes streaming out of the parking lot at the north end of Cow Bay (which incidentally left traffic at a standstill), my 23-month-old can now count to 15. (more…)