Tag: granita

Lemongrass-Ginger Granita

Ingredients:4 cups water6 stalks lemongrass, chopped2 inch knob ginger, sliced1/2 cup sugar2 tablespoons lemongrass cello* Directions:In a small pot, bring together the lemongrass, ginger, sugar and water to a boil. Continue to boil until the sugar is dissolved and the mixture is very fragrant. Strain into a large measuring cup. […]

Strawberry-Basil Granita

Ingredients:4 cups fresh, whole strawberries1 cup water1 cup sugar1 cup (loose) fresh basil Directions:Bring the water, sugar and basil to boil in a medium sauce pan. Boil, stirring occasionally until it reduces slightly and thickens to a light syrup. Strain and cool. Add to strawberries and blend until smooth in […]

Rhubarb Granita

Ingredients:1 stalk rhubarb, chopped1 1/2 cup water3/4 cup sugar1 tablespoon vodka Directions:In a small pot, bring together the rhubarb, sugar and water to a boil. Continue to boil until the sugar is dissolved and the rhubarb is soft. Strain into a large measuring cup and add cold water to equal […]