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 […]

Stellar Rocktanium – non-stick that’ll rock your world

We’ve all owned a ‘non-stick’ pan that does the exact opposite of what it’s supposed to do. Everything you put in the pan sticks and ultimately burns. Or even worse – bits of the non-stick surface peel off and stick to the food you are cooking. Not nice and potentially harmful if ingested. But it […]

Getting creative with the Judge Deep Pie Maker

Our favourite week of the year is nearly upon us once again. British Pie Week runs from Monday 5th March until Sunday 11th March. We always like to share a recipe with you to celebrate this joyous occasion, but this year is a little special. We have three delicious recipes for you to enjoy, provided […]

Packaging & recycling – helping the environment

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We pride ourselves on our high standard of packaging. Each year we send out thousands of parcels throughout the UK and beyond. Each order is safely protected to survive its onward journey and the inevitable bumps and bashes it will encounter. We are also extremely passionate about the environment. This blog explains how we use […]

Val’s Cheese and Onion Pasties


Val Stones first appeared on our screens on the Great British Bake Off in 2016, she recently returned in one of the two Bake Off Christmas Specials. Val loves to bake at home and spends almost everyday baking for friends and family and also raises lots of money for charity by baking delicious cakes and […]

Payment methods – American Express (AMEX)

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One of the questions we are often asked is ‘Can I make a payment using my American Express card?’ The short answer is yes you can, but you won’t be able to make the payment over the phone. The only way you can use an AMEX card is if you make your purchase online. The […]

Redemption offers. What are they & how to claim them

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You will often see special offers on our website for free gifts that state ‘offer via redemption’. This blog will explain what this means and what you have to do claim your offer. What is a redemption offer? A redemption offer is a special offer promoted by a supplier which runs for a limited period […]

Let’s talk Christmas with… Philip Hart

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With Christmas just a few days away we’ve sadly come to the end of our series of festive fun questions. Both of his sons have had a go and he didn’t want to be left out. So, today it’s the turn of our MD Mr Philip Hart to take part in the festive Q&A. Read […]

Let’s talk Christmas with… Graham Hart

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It’s the penultimate day in our series of festive fun questions. After seeing his brother’s answers yesterday, e-commerce director Graham Hart didn’t want to miss out on all the fun! Read on to find out what Graham wants for Christmas and what his worst present was. Name: Graham Hart. Role/Job Title: E-commerce director What item on […]

Let’s talk Christmas with… Johny Hart

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There are only five more sleeps until the big day as we near the end of our series of festive fun questions. Today it’s the turn of clothing buyer Johny Hart to reveal his re-found love of Christmas and who cooks the Christmas dinner in his house. Name: Johnathan Hart. Role/Job Title: Clothing Buyer What item […]

Let’s talk Christmas with… Matt

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Welcome to the fifth instalment of fun festive questions that we are asking our team here at Harts of Stur. Putting the ‘fun’ into today’s festive fun questions is our website administrator Matt. Discover what Matt wants for Christmas and his top tip for the festive period. Name: Matt. Role/Job Title: Website Administrator What item on […]