Floozie Cookie to open pop-up in Covent Garden

first_imgSource: @flooziecookie on Instagram“If the pandemic hadn’t happened, I would never be here. Like many chefs I always had a fantasy project in my head; to offer a simple treat within a luxury art deco store design. I chose the cookie because it has always struck me as underrated and overlooked but to me it expresses care, skill and creativity,” said Lin.Formerly a pastry chef at Claridge’s, she has also worked at Corinthia, The Savoy, and most recently as development pastry chef at hospitality firm TGP for brands such as Dominque Ansel Bakery.“I’ve always loved the joyous rebellion of the 1920s that came after the wartime economy; the flappers and the floozies, I love it all, and where I drew inspiration for the name Floozie Cookie.” Source: Floozie CookieFloozie Cookie founder Kimberly LinFormer Claridge’s pastry chef Kimberly Lin is to launch a pop-up store in Covent Garden on 5 December.Called Floozie Cookie, the three-month pop up will serve Lin’s signature stuffed cookies – all of which are vegan.The menu includes Cinnamon Crunch and a Celebration Cookie, as well as a seasonal cookie, which will change every month. Plant-based milks and hot chocolates will also be available.Its line-up comprises:Cinnamon Crunch – a handmade vanilla cookie, coated with crispy cinnamon cereal, stuffed with speculoos cream and topped with an icing drizzleChocolate Chunk – a blonde cookie packed with milk and dark chocolate pieces, filled with a soft dark chocolate ganache and topped with a dark and milk chocolate meltCelebration Cookie – a pink vanilla cookie coated in rainbow sprinkles and filled with raspberry jamPecan Pie – a butterscotch cookie stuffed with toasted pecans and soft date caramelPB&J – a gluten-free peanut butter cookie with raspberry jam, topped with an icing drizzle and toasted peanuts.The cookies, with prices from £3.50, will be available from 10am to 7pm for collection from the Covent Garden site, as well as additional delivery points via Deliveroo, from Tower Bridge, Victoria, Clapham and Oxford Circus. Floozie Cookie will also provide UK-wide delivery.The site, which is situated on James Street, provides fifteen covers. Complete with art deco accents, its blue, purple and red interiors were designed by Lin.last_img read more

Arsenal provide positive update on Bernd Leno’s knee injury

first_imgAdvertisement Advertisement Arteta reacts to Arsenal beating champions Liverpool 2-1To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 5:36FullscreenArteta reacts to Arsenal beating champions Liverpool 2-1https://metro.co.uk/video/arteta-reacts-arsenal-beating-champions-liverpool-2-1-2211612/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Scans showed the Germany goalkeeper had sustained a moderate ligament sprain and the time frame for his return is believed to be between four and six weeks.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTA statement from Arsenal on Friday morning said: ‘Now participating in outside running, with the aim of starting ball drills in the next few days.’Emiliano Martinez has massively impressed in Leno’s absence, starting every match since the side’s defeat at Brighton and conceding just five goals.Recent reports suggest that Martinez’s outstanding performances had convinced Arteta to ditch plans to bring in a new goalkeeper in the summer transfer window. Martinez has impressed in Leno’s absence (Picture: Getty)The Gunners also delivered an update on Gabriel Martinelli’s fitness on Thursday evening and confirmed that they do not expect the young forward to return until the end of 2020.The 19-year-old Brazilian went down injured in training last month and underwent surgery to repair a lesion in the cartilage of his left knee.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘Currently recovering in a knee brace after his operation, which took place during the last week of June,’ Arsenal said. ‘Surgery was successful, with consultants and our medical team very encouraged with Gabi’s current progress at this stage of his recovery. ‘Currently at our training centre every day receiving specialist attention and support from our medical team. ‘Will continue his recovery throughout the close season, with the aim of a return to full training by the end of 2020.’Will Arsenal qualify for the Europa League?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page.MORE: Virgil van Dijk compared to Manchester United hero Eric Cantona by Liverpool legend Phil ThompsonMORE: ‘He sat him down!’ – Rio Ferdinand’s brilliant reaction to Marcus Rashford’s goal against Crystal Palace Metro Sport ReporterFriday 17 Jul 2020 10:58 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link374Sharescenter_img Comment Bernd Leno’s injury is not as severe as initially feared (Picture: Getty)Arsenal have revealed that Bernd Leno has returned to outdoor running and will begin ball drills over the coming days.There were initial fears that Leno, 28, could be set for a nine-month spell on the sidelines after he suffered a horrendous-looking knee injury in the Gunners’ 2-1 defeat at Brighton last month. But Leno’s injury was not as severe as it first looked and it soon became clear he had not sustained an ACL problem. Arsenal provide positive update on Bernd Leno’s knee injurylast_img read more

Local businessman splashes millions on Gold Coast beachfront house

first_imgIt hit the market in November. The property hit the market in November with the owners, who sold to downsize, seeking more than $3.49 million. It last sold for $2.775 million in September 2017 and was renovated soon after. Mr Massey said it was a turnkey property. “There was nothing to do, it was fully renovated throughout and you can walk to cafes and restaurants,” he said. “In Palm Beach, beachfront real estate is still powering on and securing some massive sales — there are still records being broken.” Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:58Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:58 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD576p576p360p360p216p216pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenWhy location is everything in real estate01:59 A local businessman purchased the four-bedroom home. Harcourts Coastal Robina principal James Massey, who sold the property alongside Shez Fraser and Vicki Barr, said the buyer plans to move into the fully-renovated home with his family. “He wanted to secure prime beachfront land and this home was exactly what he had been looking for,” Mr Massey said. “When he saw it he said “that’s the one”. “They aren’t building any more beachfront properties — it was all about position, location and owning that premium piece of real estate.” MORE NEWS: Dated house fetches more than $1m at auctionMORE NEWS: The Coast’s funniest street names 171 Jefferson Lane is the biggest sale for Palm Beach so far this year. It sold for $3.7 million in February. A luxury apartment at 2/1491 Gold Coast Highway also fetched an eye-watering figure, selling for $3.35 million in January. The sales of No. 160 and No. 138 Tallebudgera Drive were Palm Beach’s other two multimillion-dollar sales, they sold for $2.785 million and $2.025 million, respectively. The suburb has a median house price of $800,000 which has jumped 48.1 per cent in the past five years, according to CoreLogic. The median unit price sits at $425,000 and has increased 23.2 per cent across the same time period. Despite the hefty price it achieved, it is still not the highest price fetched for a house in Palm Beach this year. Leading the pack is the $3.7 million sale of a Cap Cod-inspired, six-bedroom beachfront house at 171 Jefferson Lane, which was notched in February. The house was fully renovated. More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa11 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days ago This beachfront house at 440 The Esplanade, Palm Beach, sold for $3.3 million last week. A local businessman has splashed more than $3 million on a beachfront house in Palm Beach. The eye-watering $3.3 million sale of the four-bedroom house at 440 The Esplanade was penned last week. It is one of five multimillion-dollar deals inked in the suburb so far this year. last_img read more