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Sometimes I’m irreverent and I take the easy way out. Here’s how…

June 15, 2005

Granitas shown clockwise from 10 ‘o clock; duoi uoi nuoc hot e (let’s just call this, banana and acceptably gelatinous seed drink), ice coffee, green tea tofu, lychee soda, passion fruit&juniper berry&ume boshi, mango tofu. Center; guava disk.

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The motivation behind this granita sampler was the desire to make some recipes that involved little more than ripping open a can of Chinese soft-drink, freezing the contents for two and a half hours and then giving it a good scratchin’.

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  1. sterchlia with basil seed drink is the english name

    Comment by debra — June 17, 2005 @ 13:36

  2. the only other gelatinous seed I know is chia seed, you find it mixed into lemonades in Mexican restaurants. The original boba?!

    Comment by Chef JoAnna — June 28, 2005 @ 17:30

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