This light, rose flavoured granita from Debbie O’Flaherty, owner of Let’s Celebrate, a boutique venue in Jo’burg, is guaranteed to kick start summer parties


  • 3 x 330ml cartons sparkling pomegranate and apple juice
  • juice of 1 large orange
  • juice of ½ lemon
  • 1t rose water
  • pomegranate seeds, for garnish


  1. Mix the sparkling pomegranate and apple juice with the orange juice, lemon juice and rose water then pour into a wide shallow container and freeze.
  2. Leave for 1–2 hours before breaking up the surface with a fork every 30 minutes until completely frozen.
  3. Serve in martini glasses with a few pomegranate seeds.

(Serves 4)