Enzo’s Lemon Granita

Lemon Granita
Credit: Enzo Oliveri, The Sicilian Chef

Celebrity TV chef, Enzo Oliveri brings us his authentic recipe for the traditional Sicilian desert, Granita. Typically eaten for breakfast, granita is popular on the east-cost of Sicily, particularly in Messina. It also makes a refreshing dessert!

  1. Boil the litre of water and wait to cool in a jug. Slowly add the 1kg of sugar to the water, stirring continuously to create a syrup.
  2. Mix the lemon juice, 2 litres of water and syrup together in a container and put in the freezer.
  3. Stir the mixture every hour until flaky.
  4. Serve it in a glass with a brioche.

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