I’ve never been a huge fan of fruit salad. The thought of fruit salad usually conjures memories of plastic “peel top” cups, filled with limp, nutritionally deficient stone fruit and bits of anemic cherry. Often times the fresh stuff isn’t much better. The majority of fresh fruit salads I’ve encountered are a hodgepodge of unharmoniously thrown together fruit, without much consideration for taste or texture.
If you’re a coconut lover, you need this dessert in your life. Coconut granita is a sublime marriage of cool, crystalline texture and sweet, silken, tropical coco-nuttiness. There are only a few ingredients, a couple of steps, and boom, you’ve pulled together a make-ahead, crowd pleaser, or personal indulgence (if you don’t feel like sharing). … Read more