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Original granita with Sicilian lemon
Alternative namesGranita siciliana
Place of originItaly
Region or stateSicily
Main ingredientsSugar, water, flavoring

Granita also known as granita siciliana[1][ɡraˈniːta sitʃiˈljaːna] is a semi-frozen dessert made from sugar, water and various flavorings. Originally from sicily, it is available throughout italy in various forms.[2] it is related to sorbet and Italian ice; however, in most of sicily, it has a smoother, and more crystalline texture.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Granita in Vocabolario - Treccani".
  2. Morabito, Greg (2018-04-13). "'Chef's Table: Pastry' Recap: Corrado Assenza Makes Sicily's Favorite Gelati and Granita". Eater. Retrieved 2021-06-15.
  3. "Watermelon Granita Recipe". NYT Cooking. Retrieved 2021-06-15.