Welcome to the Harts of Stur Blog

Welcome to the Harts of Stur Blog. We are a family-run cookware and kitchenware company based in the beautiful North Dorset town of Sturminster Newton (that’s where the ‘Stur’ part of our name comes from!). Our store, as well as being packed full of wonderful cookware, also stocks a wide range of clothing, hardware, decorating […]

How to clean Circulon non-stick cookware

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Circulon non-stick cookware is specially created to provide long lasting non-stick performance that outlasts its competitors. The Total Non-Stick System combines Hi-Low Wave Technology with one of the most advanced non-stick coatings available. “Hi-Low” grooves increase the radiant surface at the same time as reducing surface contact with food. This considerably reduces the likelihood of the […]

The perfect gifts for dad this Father’s Day

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This year Father’s Day falls on Sunday 18th June. If you are looking for inspiration on what to get him, take a look at this list of gift ideas we’ve compiled. Dad jokes aside, give him a gift that will be make his day and show how much you love him. Coffee loving dads Most dads […]

Sponsored Wing Walk for Forest Holme Hospice

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On Saturday 20th May Alan Cavendish, warehouse manager at Harts of Stur, will be swapping his forklift truck and packing boxes for a flying helmet and goggles as he embarks on a Sponsored Wing Walk for Forest Holme Hospice. A brave man indeed as he’s scared of heights! Wing Walk for Forest Holme Hospice It’s […]

Getting out of a sticky situation… how to remove sticky label residue

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There is nothing more annoying when buying a new pan or utensil to find it covered in sticky labels. Whatever the labels advertise, they need to be removed before the product is first used. We are often asked what is the best way to remove these labels and more importantly how to remove sticky label residue […]

Circulon Ultimum Cookware – all you need to know

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Circulon has been at the forefront of cookware innovation for over 30 years. In 1985 they were the first company to combine the benefits of hard-anodised aluminium with a durable non-stick system. They were to revolutionise the world of non-stick too with their TOTAL® Non Stick system. This combined one of the most advanced non-stick coatings […]

Spilling the beans on the London Coffee Festival

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It’s ironic that a nation with tea running through its veins is getting a reputation for its thriving and bustling coffee scene. Case in point is The London Coffee Festival – a must-see event for coffee lovers and those working in the industry. Running over the 8th-9th of April it is also the official launch event of […]

Introducing the Minipresso portable Espresso maker


The Minipresso portable Espresso maker is an essential new coffee maker for the modern coffee lover. Coffee plays a huge role in our daily lives including an enormous online presence over social media plus numerous festivals and national days named in its honour. Making fresh homemade coffee to replicate that perfect coffee shop made brew including […]

The IO Shen Maoui Deba – the story behind the blade

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Earlier this year Harts of Stur were honoured to sponsor the Kitchenware Innovation Award at the Housewares Innovation Awards 2017. The awards were presented by celebrity chefs The Hairy Bikers and held at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham. From a group of eight worthy finalists the overall winner was the IO Shen Maoui Deba knife. Not […]

Celebrate British Pie Week with a Chicken, Ham & Leek Pie

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British Pie Week is one of our favourite weeks here at Harts of Stur. To be fair we love pies at any time of year, but when a whole week is dedicated to them, it would be rude not to join in! The humble pie is an absolute British classic and, like other staples of […]

The Nespresso Creatista from Sage

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The Nespresso Creatista and Creatista Plus from Sage by Heston Blumenthal take Nespresso coffee machines to a whole new level. The Creatista perfectly combines Nespresso’s coffee expertise and coffee pod system convenience with advanced milk technology and cutting edge styling from Sage. It is also the first Nespresso coffee machine to feature a fully automatic […]