Sili ice cream
Sili ice cream in the Philippines
Alternative namesLabuyo ice cream, Chili ice cream
TypeIce cream
Place of originPhilippines
Region or stateBicol Region
Created by1st Colonial Grill restaurant
Serving temperatureCold

Sili ice cream is a Filipino ice cream flavor prepared using labuyo chili, coconut milk, puréed strawberries and sugar. It was invented by the 1st Colonial Grill restaurant in Albay in 2004 and has since become a highly popular flavor. It is associated with and inspired by the regional cuisine of Bicol, which characteristically serves spicy dishes in coconut milk.[1][2][3][4][5]

See also


  1. ^ Jaucian, Micheal B. (March 30, 2016). "'Hot' ice cream a hit in Bicol". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved January 17, 2024.
  2. ^ Conde, Mavic (February 4, 2017). "In Bicol, indulge in sili ice cream and more spicy sweets". Rappler. Retrieved January 17, 2024.
  3. ^ Dinshaw, Khursheed. "Bicolano Cuisine in the Philippines". Whetstone. Retrieved January 17, 2024.
  4. ^ "Sili Ice Cream, the Spicy One from Bicol". SilverBackpacker. Retrieved January 17, 2024.
  5. ^ Faicol, Bea. "This Famous Sili Ice Cream From Bicol Now Delivers To Metro Manila". Retrieved January 17, 2024.