The Philippines is an archipelago of 7,107 islands and is the 'xroads' to Asia in the West and the South Pacific to the East. Through the centuries, explorers have reached its shores; from Arabs, Chinese, Spaniards and Americans. Explore the culinary diversity that has influenced the country's cuisine and ingredients.
Expand your culinary arsenal and join us in exploring The Philippine Pantry. Listed items on this page will be driven by PRO Chefs. This is your Test Kitchen for procured ingredients and culinary items straight from the source. We will only maintain a small batch inventory.
Let xroads be your 'Suki.' If there is a specific ingredient or culinary item you wish to procure, please contact us for special requests.
Ground Siling Labuyo - May 2018 Harvest, Pangasinan LIMITED QUANTITY AVAILABLE
A variety of Capsicum frutescensakaWild Rooster Chili #15 and once considered the hottest chili in the world. Commonly bright brick in color, it’s reminiscent of a beautiful Luzon sunset, this chili unbounds aromatics both floral and citrus notes preceded with vibrant heat which build in intensity. Unleashing 80,000 to 100,000 Scoville heat units on the palate, Siling Labuyo Chili was added to the Slow Food Arc of Taste in 2014 recognizing its endangered status. Siling Labuyo truly remains an iron fist in a velvet glove! 5oz ~ $25
Carabao Horn, Kamagon Wood & Mother of Pearl Accents
Skilled artisans tame the raw character of carabao horn creating a truly handcrafted salt cellar, it’s rich tones and silky texture convey a luminous quality and elegance. Custom design, limited quantity, size may vary, holds approx. 3oz of sea salt ~ $35
xroads Philippine Sea Salts® 11835 Carmel Mountain Road Suite 1304-341 San Diego, CA 92128-4609 (415) 425-6505