We often see her in heavy drama roles, but Sylvia Sanchez takes a time off of her roles on teleseryes and movies and bares other side in the lifestyle cooking and travel show ‘Sylviahera.’
We’ve seen a glimpse of the first episode and all I can say is that Sylviahera is a raw, spontaneous and experiential lifestyle show. That’s what makes it different from all other cooking and travel shows out there. We get to know its host, or rather its main star in a personal level. Because we don’t just see her travel and go to some places the audience would want to go, or cook in a studio where she demonstrates how to cook Filipino dishes. No, we see her as a normal mother, a wife, a neighbor, a friend, we see her as a normal person going around, talking about her life, with the people around her.
How to keep your family together…
And how to make each time that you are together memorable…
Especially when the time comes that the children already have their own lives.
This is the dilemma of Jojo Campo, a simple girl from the town of Nasipit, Agusan Del Norte in the island of Mindanao who became an actress known as Sylvia Sanchez and eventually married a man from a traditional Spanish family.
Presently, two of her kids already followed her footsteps in the entertainment industry and she is already feeling the struggle of bringing everyone in the family together to enjoy a meal she prepared.
One Christmas morning, she went to her hometown alone, built a box that transforms into a one-burner kitchen, and decides to embark into a culinary adventure with a goal of finding ingredients, learning new recipes, and bond with mothers who are also going through the same situation–and eventually rekindle simple, warm moments with the family that she implores to keep together, no matter what… and it is through food and conversation that she expresses her joy and love for them.
Sylviahera is a mother’s journey that will tell us that no matter how seldom a family eats together, it is how much love and preparation you put into it that will make it special and memorable.