March 1, 2023

Do you feel the buzz?

These weeks sunny and warmer days are getting more frequent and we can definitely feel that spring is just around the corner. Hiking in the countryside […]
February 16, 2023

Nettle season is here again!

As days start to get longer and winter turns to spring soon, the countryside is as lush and green as it could be. Unprecedented amount of rain […]
December 19, 2022

Dingli Cliffs’ local produce

The Maltese Islands are home to about 1100 species of wild plants, many of which are indigenous. The concept of The Cliffs, “A new concept…local produce” […]
December 9, 2022

Foraging for seasonal edibles- Borage

The Maltese countryside is thriving with various different types of seasonal wild produce. Often times, wild edible plants are often overlooked. But The Cliffs Interpretation Centre […]
November 25, 2022

The Quince and its rejuvenation at Dingli Cliffs

Many visitors are surprised to see the quince fruit on display to accompany the Quince Preserve for sale at The Cliffs Interpretation Centre during this time […]
November 18, 2022

The edible wild Spinach

The Wild Spinach (also known as Wild Beet, Selq tal-Kosta) is the wild ancestor of several root vegetables, including the beetroot, chard and spinach. The leaves […]
November 11, 2022

Time for the quince harvest

Well into autumn, one of fruits which makes an appearance is the Quince, not a typical cultivated tree.  Actually, the Quince Tree (Cydonia oblona, Sfejġel) is […]
November 1, 2022

Autumn-time nature of Dingli Cliffs

With the start of the autumn rains, the Maltese Islands’ garrigue landscape starts to recover from the parched summer terrain. Now, the typical countryside colour is […]
October 19, 2022

The pickling of the Maltese Olives

#localproduce#traditional#oliveseason Being one of the oldest species of domestic trees and the characteristic tree of the Mediterranean region, the long-living Olive Tree (Żebbuga, Olea europaea) has […]