Coconut, Lime and Mint Granita

Preparation info
  • Serves


    , In Small Martini Glasses
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Around the World in 80 Dishes: Classic Recipes from the World's Favourite Chefs

By David Loftus

Published 2012

  • About

As the travellers set out into the China Seas on the graceful Tankadere, they are nearly halfway through their journey and moving swiftly towards Japan. A refreshing granita to lift travel-weary spirits is in order, and Tiddly is the Queen of the Granita-makers.


  • 200g/7oz golden caster sugar
  • 500ml/17


Put the sugar and water into a large pan and warm gently until the sugar has dissolved. When you have reached this point, add the zest of 2 of the limes and the juice of all 4.

Turn off the heat and allow the liquid to cool a little, then carefully pour into a liquidizer (or use a stick blend