The lemon granita is a classic of the Sicilian pastry-making tradition. Born from the selection of the best Sicilian lemons, this granita is characterised by a strong but balanced acidity. Thirst-quenching and aromatic, it has a decisive and fresh flavour. Its aftertaste is long-lasting and clean.



INGREDIENTS

 

Water, sugar, juice from Sicilian lemons (20%).

 

Contains only genuine and natural ingredients: Sicilian lemons and sugar, no food colourings nor preservatives, no artificial aromas, milk, cream or their derivatives.

 

Storage temperature: Store in freezer at -18°C.

THE GRANITA

 

Everlasting Queen of Summer and delicious companion for cooler seasons, the granita is loved by the young and the old. It fits to many special diets because of the genuineness of its ingredients. The recipe is simple, the selection of the best natural ingredients together with cutting-edge production technologies give life to a unique, fresh and pleasurable dessert spoonful after delicious spoonful. Its grainy consistency is the result of a staged freezing method and the complete absence of air in the mixture: only Sicilians safeguard the secrets for its preparation.


PROPOSALS

 

Pairings: Refined with aromas and spices: basil, dill, coriander leaves, parsley, rosemary, thyme, saffron or ginger. Typically Sicilian with iced tea.

 

Inspiration: To experiment something out of the ordinary imagine you can slice with a long knife layers of aromatic tart lemon granita and slices of dark chocolate. Or you can create a lemon granita thousand layer cake with thick whipped cream.


MISE EN PLACE

 

Serving instructions: After removing from the freezer wait a few minutes before serving.

 

Serving suggestions: In clear crystal glasses, ideally accompanied by a “brioche” (a special round, fluffy, typically Sicilian bread that is often overhung with the classic “tuppo” or “cozzo”).


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