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February Birdcrush: Baked by Jane in our Cherry Smash Chef Jacket.

February Birdcrush: Baked by Jane in our Cherry Smash Chef Jacket.

Baked by Jane's journey began with contending for a place in The Great British Bake-off 2015. Tantalisingly, baker and mother Jane Lewis made it through to the last 50 places but no further. However, Jane chose to channel her considerable creative baking talents into writing recipes and creating beautiful bakes. Last summer, Jane joined the Bird squad for our inaugural photo shoot and is featured here in our Cherry Smash chef jacket. As an exclusive just for you, Jane has written a recipe for the gorgeous Chocolate Raspberry Buttermilk Tier cake, as featured in the shoot. The recipe piece has...

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Chocolate, Raspberry and Buttermilk Tier Cake from Baked by Jane..

Chocolate, Raspberry and Buttermilk Tier Cake from Baked by Jane..

Chocolate, Raspberry and Buttermilk Tier Cake from Baked by Jane.   The syrup and the compote can all be made a day in advance and can be stored in the fridge for up to a week.   Prepare your ingredients.. 200g softened, unsalted butter 200g caster sugar 100g dark 70% chocolate, melted  4 medium eggs, room temperature  200g self raising flour  50g cocoa  1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda  1/4 tsp baking powder 100g buttermilk, at room temperature      For the raspberry compote 350g bag frozen raspberries  95g caster sugar 1 lemon, squeezed    For the sugar syrup 75g caster...

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Our Four Foundational Values, by Vicky North

Our Four Foundational Values, by Vicky North

Quality  “My work has always been rooted in real food and good ingredients," says Vicky, “Bird comes from the same place.  We make clothes to invest and work well in. Fast fashion, just like processed food is a false economy. "Quality is everything.  I stand by each and every piece from the Bird collection and happily say, I brought this into the world and I'm proud to put it out there.” Design   “Really, Bird is all about design,” says Vicky, “It’s the thing that set's us apart from the mainstream as we exclusively celebrate design for the female form....

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Meet the Designer: Interview with Nicola Ridd-Davies

Meet the Designer: Interview with Nicola Ridd-Davies

Learn about the inspiration behind our collection and meet our fabulous designer, Nicola Ridd-Davies..

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