Modern comes from the Latin term modernus; pertaining to, or characteristic of the current period. It conjures up the excitement of something new, fresh and original.
Pantry comes from the Latin word panis, meaning bread. A pantry is a cupboard or room which houses the necessities of life...
Together, these two words embody The Modern Pantry's philosophy: the desire to please and excite the palate by fusing everyday cooking with modern ingredients.