Hearts of Palm
Heart of Palm is the tender edible point at the growing tip of the Peach palm and is considered a very exotic gourmet product. Originally from Central and South America, the Peach palm is a renewable and sustainable resource because it continues to produce new edible shoots; meaning harvesting doesn’t harm the mother plant.
With a unique, clean, slightly sweet flavor and a perfect texture, it’s a favorite ingredient of many top chefs.
Nutrition wise it’s also a winner having generous amounts of magnesium, iron and potassium. We are lucky enough to have Wailea Agriculture Group on Hawai’i Island who will ship fresh hearts of palm to your door. There is a minimum of 10lbs for commercial use but they also offer a gift box (contact them for the current price. Their website is full of interesting information as well as tasty recipes. They will take phone, or email orders.… Read More