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 […]

The Mousetrap Theatre – Langham Wines

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Harts of Stur are proud to be sponsoring the Mousetrap theatre at the Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival for the third year running. We have a great line up of demonstrations including great chefs featuring delicious recipes, baking fun for the kids and professional masterclasses in wine-making, butchery and curing to name but a few. In […]

Summer Fruit and Chocolate Tartlets

Thanks to the lovely people at Seasoned for sharing this delicious recipe for Summer Fruit and Chocolate Tartlets. Kitchen Craft’s Set of six 10cm Loose Base Tart Tins are ideal for this recipe. Makes 10x 10cm tartlets Ingredients For the pastry: 160g unsalted butter, softened 75g caster sugar 1 egg yolk 250g plain flour For […]

The Mousetrap Theatre – The Real Cure

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This year the annual Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival takes place on 9th and 10th September. The Festival usually attracts visitors from far and wide to the event. There will be a wide variety of food and drink producers showing off their finest wares. In addition to food producers, there are also plenty of arts and […]

AirFree Purifiers

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The new AirFree range of air purifiers feature a patented award winning design with an environmentally friendly technology. Styled to fit in with any home or office environment. Approved and tested worldwide the purifiers are great for removing microorganisms from the air. The purifiers reduce not only pollen but also eliminates common allergens and bacteria […]

The 13th UK Boogie Woogie Festival

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It’s very nearly that time of year when our little market town of Sturminster Newton comes alive to the foot-stomping music of the 13th UK Boogie Woogie Festival. This year the festival, which features amazing artists and fantastic dance in a truly wonderful Dorset setting, takes place from Friday 7th July through to Sunday 9th […]

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 […]