Market ingredient: basil
Difficulty: a little messy (although that’s perhaps just me) and you need 2 days
Did The Beard like it? “It needs more rosewater”. But then again, he thinks life needs more rosewater.
Who doesn’t love a granita? A cheat’s alternative to a sorbet, all icey and delicious. I know I do. This recipe is adapted from a much-loved and highly utilised Stephanie Alexander (the other Stephanie) recipe, straight cookbook of biblical proportions, The Cook’s Companion.