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10 Charming Kitchen Gifts Starting at P80

Surprise a friend or a loved one with a gift that he or she will appreciate

Original Article: Paula de Guzman Photography: Jelito De Leon Styling: Tala Singson and Dagny Madamba

We're sure that you have that one friend who finds joy and fulfillment in cooking or baking. His or her day won't be complete without stepping into the kitchen to whip up a filling meal—whether it's a simple sandwich or a delicious dessert.

Put a smile on your friend's face by giving him or her something useful as a Christmas present. A new spatula or a set of kitchen towels is enough to brighten up his or her day. Consider these other picks as well:

Wooden Placemat — Dining at home won't be complete without a chic placemat (P99.75 each, SM Home)

Decorative Balls — Place these in a clear vase and add fresh flowers for a charming centerpiece (P990 each, Mandaue Foam)

Chrome Fruit Basket — Your friend will surely make sure that there are fresh fruits on the table (P150, Mandaue Foam)

Kitchen Towels — Keep the kitchen clean and free from spills with these essentials (P79.75, SM Home)

Marble Mortar and Pestle — Cooking can be more efficient with this must-have by your side (P179.75, SM Home)

Bamboo Spatula and Turners — Add a rustic touch to the kitchen with these finds (P24.75, SM Home)

Peacock Grass — This can be used for the centerpiece, too! (P180 per bunch, Mandaue Foam)

Marion Pot Holder Set — Practice safety first at all times! (P99.75 each, SM Home)

Taupe Bowl — Serve in style with this must-have (P129. 75, SM Home)

Kitchen Towels — Always be ready with tons of towels (P199.75, set of three, SM Home)

This snippet originally appeared in the May 2015 issue of Real Living Magazine. Minor edits have been made by the editors. Log on to for more details. 

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