Oil Down refers to the national dish of Grenada which is described as a stew-like concoction made in large quantities with local vegetables such as callalou, dasheen, breadfruit, green fig (banana), and plantain. Popular additional ingredients to make the "Oil Down" are the pig snout, pig tail, salt mackerel, crab, or back and neck of the chicken, while the boullion used to make the stew is a mixture of coconut milk, saffron, water, and seasonings. Grenada is an island of volcanic origin in the Lesser Antilles chain ninety miles north of Venezuela.

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