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 […]

Joe Wicks Knives and Chopping Boards

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As the dark nights draw in closer Matt and myself are coming to the end of Cycle 2 of the Joe Wicks 90 day plan. This part of that has brought with it plenty of challenges, but to help us along with the food preparation we have been using the Knives and Chopping Boards from […]

Award win for Excellence in Direct Retailing

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Harts of Stur picked up a national award at the recent Excellence in Housewares Awards. This prestigious award ceremony is organised by Progressive Housewares Magazine in conjunction with the British Independent Retailer Association. Embraced by the housewares industry they are recognised as the ‘Oscars’ for the housewares trade. Now in their 19th year, the awards shine […]

Sage Automatic Espresso Trade Up Offer

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Sage are offering to redeem up to £300 back when you trade up your old coffee machine for one of their new Automatic Espresso Machines. This offer runs from Wednesday 3rd October until Wednesday 7th November 2018. Read on to discover which models are included. Also learn about the four key elements of barista quality […]

Baking with the Joe Wicks Ovenware

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We are back with another catch-up following the Joe Wicks 90 day plan. Over the last couple of weeks we have been flexing our muscles along with the body coach and testing out the Joe Wicks ovenware with some delicious recipes. Clare’s Progress We have now moved on to the second month of our plan, […]

Blend it with the KitchenAid Artisan Power Plus Blender

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KitchenAid have recently launched a range of super-blenders, adding to their range of existing blenders. Capable of blending a wide range of ingredients including ice and tough root vegetables, top of the range is the KitchenAid Artisan Power Plus Blender, with the KitchenAid Artisan Power Blender, and the KitchenAid Artisan High Performance Blender completing the […]

Joe Wicks Quick & Even Cookware

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Following on from our previous Joe Wicks blog. Clare and Matt, our volunteers following the 90 day plan, test out the Joe Wicks Quick & Even Stainless Steel Cookware and discuss their progress. Clare’s Progress Nearing the end of Cycle 1, I have noticed a huge difference. Not only my body and how my clothes […]

The Joe Wicks Collection

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Joe Wicks aka The Body Coach has risen to fame over the last few years on a variety of social platforms with his quick and quirky recipes, workouts and lifestyle changes. His diet plan has grown in popularity and is now a leader in the health and fitness sector. Along with social media, Joe has […]

The Harts of Stur Weekend Spectacular

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Don’t miss our Weekend Spectacular which takes place this Saturday and Sunday, the 8th and 9th September, at our store in Sturminster Newton. Coinciding with the Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival, we have some amazing  ‘weekend only’ offers. Plus there’s some fantastic in-store cookery and product demonstrations from KitchenAid, Sage and ex-QVC presenter Mal Harradine. You can […]

New website for Harts of Stur – exciting times ahead

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Here at Harts of Stur we are currently hard at work on the development of a brand new website. Our company has been at the forefront of direct retail since we created our first website in 1995. With ever-improving technology and advancements our website has undergone several upgrades and redesigns along the way to keep […]

Scanpan – world-class cookware made in Denmark

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Scanpan has been designing and producing beautiful, world-class cookware in Denmark for more than 60 years. Although Scanpan’s roots are very much embedded in traditional craftsmanship the company are also at the forefront of technology and innovation. One area in which they continue to push the boundaries is their on-going development of non-stick coatings – […]