The Chinese 年糕 (rice cake) that you enjoy today did not initially come in banana leaves. But evolved over time, due to Southeast Asian influences, to what it is today.
P.S. We also included some suggestions on ways to eat this snack. You're welcome! 😉
📍Chinatown Tai Chong Kok Confectionary Hue Kee
5 Banda Street #02-72
Making Noodles With One Hand