Isa Chandra’s Chocolate Zucchini Bundt Cake

Eat Pray Bake

This is yet another from the “Isa Does It!” cookbook. I am completely won over by her very simple, delicious and vegan recipes. As I am sitting mid-air on the way to Germany, I try my best to remember the days which I guiltlessly ate this chocolatey sweet moist cake first thing in the morning. There is absolutely no taste from the zucchini. All of the goodness of that beautiful vegetable adds to the moistness and the healthy-fibre of the cake. 

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Lessons from German Housing?

IPPR has recently been producing a series of reports on housing in Germany asking why can’t the UK follow in its stead and take on some of the apparently desirable features of their housing …

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Forecasting GDP during and after the Great Recession

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by Patrice Ollivaud, Economist, OECD Economics Department,  Pierre-Alain Pionnier, Head of Unit, OECD Statistics Directorate and Cyrille Schwellnus, Senior Economist, OECD Economics Department

How was it possible not to see the Great Recession of 2008-09 coming? How could economic forecasters blindly ignore financial developments? These are typical questions asked by the media in the wake of the Great Recession.

The OECD has drawn a number of lessons from the failure to forecast the Great Recession for the monitoring and statistical modelling of near-term economic developments. Crucially, a broader range of information, including financial developments, is now accounted for in OECD forecasts (Lewis and Pain, 2014). In an attempt to systematise this approach, OECD economists have recently estimated state-of-the-art statistical models that allow extracting meaningful signals from a large set of economic indicators, including equity and credit market indicators, real estate and consumer prices, disaggregate industrial production, as well…

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Why aren’t more Pro-Life advocates Vegetarian?

Do you really need an explanation? Not going to happen, but check this out please – this is my meal planning I live on breakfast 😀 and for breakfast I have one of two meal options: 1st) Butt…

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