How to Make a Japanese Cooking Party | Villeroy & Boch 🍝

Hi everybody!

For today’s lengthy blog post, I will be teaching you guys how to make a delicious & healthy Japanese-style spaghetti (“Wafu Pasta”)! Yay!

I know that many of you guys are surprised by this sudden cooking tutorial category on my blog (never thought I’d make one as well, lol) but it was just soooo timely because when the Villeroy & Boch team reached out to me to work together for the #vbclassics worldwide campaign, Aki & I were already conceptualizing on simple yet fun Japanese cooking videos for my youtube channel. The blogger challenge / task was: From old to new – style up your traditional table look by mix and matching old and new pieces from V&B! And you know me, I love challenges! ^^

Between the two of us, he cooks more than I usually do. I can only cook very basic meals that only I can eat for survival purposes.. seriously, haha! I even learned how to level up my pasta game after our mini cooking party session! :))

The star of this blog post is my very generous sponsor Villeroy & Boch. At first, I had to google how to pronounce the brand name and omg lol, it does really sound super sophisticated. I even watched a video to know a little bit of history about this brand (where it originated, started at year 1748, etcetera). It was so funny & coincidental because this is also the brand that Aki’s mom is using at their house (especially the glasses from the Old Luxembourg series, one of the oldest décors made by Villeroy & Boch). His mom told me that the set was gifted to her and I think that this may be a popular brand for tableware here in Japan.

When I’m in the mood for some food x self-care activity (hobonichi time!), I arrange food bought from a local grocery & recreate a cafe-style ambience in my little Japanese apartment. This is probably the only instagrammable corner at the moment, haha! Woops.

 

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During the shooting day, Riria-chan (his niece) and Papi (their cute dog) stayed with us for our double-purpose mini cooking party !

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Channel Trailer + Rainbow Mail #04 + Kawaii Tokyo Stationery Tour?!

Hi everybody!

How’s your week going? Mine feels like it’s already wanting to end so fast, lol!

I’ve been hustlin’ everyday (will tell more about this after I survive this phase haha).. and it’s a love-and-not-so-love relationship (because “hate” is such a strong word lololol). What I’m doing is fun and exciting yes.. but it’s reaaaaaally been so challenging lately. ;_; **gambatte self* Anywaaaay ~

Yesterday night, after almost 5-7 hours of on-off editing (had to search my 4 external hard drives for the files), my official youtube channel trailer is now UP!! Omg you guys, I brainstormed about this for a month or so (changed concepts many times) and I was having second thoughts about the script I wrote 2-3 weeks ago. I’m so happy I’m done with this! :”)

Watch Rainbowholic TV‘s Youtube Channel Trailer here.

Yaaaay

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Rainbowholic TV + Japanese Cooking With Aki?! + Fitness Updates

Hi everybody!

It has been such an eventful week for me even if 80% of the time.. I just stayed at home, lol!

At the start of the week, I gave myself a personal challenge to upload at least one video per day. Not sure which video I will be uploading later but I hope I do get to finish it! crosses fingers

Anyway, here are some snaps from some recent events. Nothing big or super special, just appreciating my surroundings and sharing random things on my blog.

I literally ran when I saw this adorable Tokyo Sakura Tram. It was just around 3 years ago I think when I discovered there were trams in Japan. Lol.

And of course, had to take a snap of this Matcha aulait from Yakult brand. I think that any Filipino who would come across this drink would find this interesting haha!

Spent around 3 hours to film this *part* of my channel trailer. I feel like it’s a final project just like a major subject back in my Advertising management student days lol

VIDEO: Japan Travel Guide + Design Festa Vol. 46 | Hobonichi With Me (ほぼ日手帳) 🇯🇵

Also, currently building this part of my website: Japan Travel Guide

VIDEO: Hobonichi With Me | Cardcaptor Sakura Drink Cooler From Ministop Japan + Bunny Stamps 🐰 

VIDEO: My Simple Kawaii Makeup + Skincare + Hair Styling Routine ✩ 可愛いメイク ♡ 

VIDEO: Hobonichi With Me | Meet-up with Meg at Panda Town (Ueno, Tokyo) 🐼 – ほぼ日手帳

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Japanese Summer Dreams + Rainbow Yukata + Kawaii Aesthetic

Hi all!

Last weekend, one of my anime dreams finally got fulfilled, lol! And it was to have yukata date at a matsuri here in Japan with Aki. Just thinking about how the fireworks looked magical (first time to see hanabi THAT close omg).. aah, I’m so 嬉しい (ureshii = happy).

Thank you for researching on this one!

In many occasions, I always have to take the lead (work work work) and only in this relationship I can just relax and not to get stressed about planning, etc. lolol #truestory

How much did we spend on this?? ZERO!! :O

If you’re going to Tokyo / Saitama next year, I highly recommend the Toda Koen Hanabi Taikai (Fireworks Display Festival) ~

Not sure if you’ve noticed but I’m bringing back all my oldskool photomanipz skills into use haha. I used to do these when I was in highschool (and upload my photos / photomanips on deviant art hahaha)

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