Palm hearts are the edible young cores from the palm tree stems. Thai Dancer Palm Hearts are pickled in brine and have a soft consistency. This vegetable has a nutty flavor that can be described as resembling the flavor of an artichoke or asparagus. Hearts of palm are often eaten raw. Its crisp texture makes the food an ideal addition to salads and stir-fry meals. Thai Dancer Palm Hearts are also great as finger food. Palm hearts contain beneficial nutrients and contribute to a healthy diet.