Grenada is known as the island of spice. Consequently it is said that the most flavorful Caribbean dishes are Grenadian dishes. The country that produces food with literally a thousand different flavors. Spices like cinnamon cloves, nutmeg, mace (outer coating of the nutmeg)
Lemongrass and Tankobean. Some of the most delicious herbal teas in the Caribbean are made from the spice. There are those who swear or believe that these "posses the secret to youthfulness"! The leaves from the cinnamon tree are very versatile it is used to give the perfect flavor or smell to candies, cakes, cookies and pies.
The famous Grenadian Run-down is made with grated coconut, fresh grated saffron, pigtails, homemade local salted pork or beef or homemade dried fish. Fresh squeezed juices from guava, June plum, limes, oranges and grape fruit.
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