heart of palm

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heart of palm

n. pl. hearts of palm
The tender edible portion of certain palms chiefly of Central and South America, consisting of a bud with the immature leaves enclosing it or the core of a young stem. Also called palmito.
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The key to its unique flavor is the combination of dressing, the hearts of palm and the chopped, sugared dates.
Hearts of palm are the pale-white, innermost portion of a palm tree's stem.
The Egyptian government prohibited the export of palm fronds due to their proximity to the hearts of palm.
Largest importer of 'fresh' Hearts of Palm in area/great extra income; expandable distribution of locally-grown specialty produce.
For the hearts of palm: Toss hearts of palm with oil and season with salt.
The OC star is apparently seen telling the director of fake film Hearts of Palm that she would not drop her clothes for the camera.
Bean and pea soup du jour and a hearts of palm salad were recent enjoyments).
The salad section features Red & Yellow Tomato Salad with Charred Fennel and a Hearts of Palm, Mango & Avocado Salad.
These businessmen are well aware that the enduring popularity of other Amazon products such as rosewood and some kinds of hearts of palm have made them endangered species.
Lay hearts of palm in dressing, turn over, and let stand at
The Penans' food supply, which consists of wild game, hearts of palm, and fruit, has almost completely died out.
PHYLLIS LAMHUT (former Alwin Nikolais and Murray Louis dancer, artistic director of the Phyllis Lamhut Dance Company): Hearts of Palm.