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 […]
October 13, 2022

The local Pumpkin and Orange Jam

And October welcomes the local Pumpkin season! Its sweet flavour features into the new batch of our Pumpkin & Maltese Orange Marmalade… With the change of […]
September 30, 2022

The purple hues of the Ground Thistle

One of the few plants which make their appearance at the end of summer in the typical garrigue habitat of Dingli Cliffs is the Ground Thistle […]