Many folks seem to think making a granita is like gobs of work. Believe me, it is not. As I was saying to Aaron a week ago about the ginger tart I made for my folks anniversary dinner, you’ve just gotta love dishes that make an impact and are dirt simple to make. Granita is one such dish.
Coronation grapes only appear for a scant couple weeks each year (in Ontario, that’s about now). The harvest is pitifully low – 2,200 tons. The grape was actually invented by the Summerland Research Station in B.C. and launched in Niagara in 2000. They are a robust, deep purple and have a sweet greenish-coloured fruit surrounded by a very tart skin.
To make Coronation Grape Granita, just follow these directions.
2) pick grapes off and toss into a large stock pot; 3) the remains