Filipino Palm Heart Rolls

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Appears in
New Wave Asian: A Guide to the Southeast Asian Food Revolution

By Sri Owen

Published 2002

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This is another variation on the so-called ‘spring rolls’ that are so widespread in Asia and beyond. These are said to be descended from the ‘spring cakes’ of Tang-dynasty China, which were stuffed with the first fresh vegetables of spring, something to celebrate after the hardships of the northern Chinese winter. It is a little ironic that spring rolls should now be so popular in tropical Asia,