French Horn Mushrooms
French Horn Mushroom
Pleurotus eryngii var. ferulae
Season: November – January
Pasta / Risotto / Brined / Condiment
The only place where the mushroom spores are able to germinate for the growth of this edible meaty mushroom is where there are the roots of the Giant Fennel!
Season: November – December
Pasta / Risotto / Condiment
This edible mushroom often has a sour odour and a featureless taste, however it is recommended that only young specimens are foraged and before cooking, the cuticle has to be peeled from the mushroom cap.
Our Specials Change Daily
We give first preference to agricultural products available in the area according to the season and we also produce a wide range of local organic product including jams, marmalades, olive oil, savoury delicatessen, dried herbs and more.
The Herbs and Spices available are hand-harvested and packed from foraged plants and are produced in small quantities. Historical, cultural and local aspects have been considered in the selection of sweet produce such as jams, marmalades and preserves and Savoury produce.
The Extra Virgin Olive Oil sold at The Cliffs is a tribute to the oldest olive tree that is found at our estate down the cliffs. The olives are hand-picked from family-run groves from Dingli and are pressed exclusively using mechanical means.
Whatever you see, you can buy – take it home and share the taste with family and friends!