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Granita alla Fragola

Tweet History tells us flavored ices date back to ancient China, but the first frozen dessert in Italy actually came from Sicily. Arabs brought an icy treat of frozen water, fruit and honey, which evolved to become known asĀ granita. The granita in Sicily is so pure, so flavorful and so refreshing, that during the summer, […]

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Granita di Caffe

Granita di Caffe

Tweet Bold and vitally refreshing, this sweet coffee cooler is a traditional Sicilian summer treat. As the summer starts to sizzle, granita di caffe is the typical breakfast in Sicily. A mixture of espresso and simple syrup is frozen into a crunchy sort-of slush. The granita (and gelati) is eaten with a warm buttery brioscia […]

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Grape Granita

Tweet Remember when your children, (or you) played the Hot-Warm-Cold game? Someone would hide an object, then another person would try and find the object. The one looking for the “thing” would know if he was getting close when he was told, “You’re getting warmer,” and if he was really close, “You’re on fire” and […]

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