- From Italian granire ("to granulate"). Compare granite. (Wiktionary)
- Italian, from feminine past participle of granire, to make grainy, granulate; see granite. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“This is called granita, as in Strawberry Granita page 290.”
“What has quickly overtaken the granita is a Turkish breakfast.”
“i do a blood orange and rose water granita which is lovely.”
“Karna Maffait for The Wall Street Journal Antico Caffe Spinnato | Antico Caffe Spinnato is not known for its food, but has a reputation built on gelato and granita.107/115 Via Principe di Belmonte, Palermo spinnato.it”
“Rough-textured near Palermo, fine around the east coast city of Catania, granita is ice that is shaved and crushed, and flavored with anything from mulberries to coffee.”
“Antico Caffè Spinnato is not known for its food, but has a reputation built on gelato and granita.”
“The lemon granita is slushy with large crystals—chunks you'll need to break up with a spoon—and a sweetness that, as it approaches too much, becomes pleasantly tart.”
“Mr. Palazzolo's idea is to blend modern and traditional methods to create granita that tastes like the products his grandfather made when he opened Pasticceria Palazzolo in 1920.”
“The morning showstopper is a ricotta granita topped with coffee cream and bits of cannoli shell.”
“Sicilians divide ice cream, or ices, into two main categories: the slushy, water-based granita, flavored with island classics like almond or lemon; and gelato, which has a silky, creamy texture thanks to the inclusion of eggs, milk or a starchy emulsifying base, and is preferably made with Sicily's native carob bean.”
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