Chocolate, espresso and lime tart

Chocolate Espresso Lime Tart

We are proud to be working in association with chef/proprietor Mark Hartstone of La Fosse at Cranborne. Mark has gained his vast experience working in some of Europe’s top kitchens including Chez Ruffet, Chewton Glen and Raymond Blanc’s Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons. He has won numerous awards including Dorset’s Best Recipe in 2012. La Fosse has been finalist […]

Kitchen Tools and Utensils Buying Guide

Kitchen Tools and Utensils Buying Guide

Kitchen tools and utensils are used for preparing, baking, cooking and generally helping with a variety of tasks in the kitchen. As well as being practical, tools and utensils are now designed to be stylish, fitting in with a brand or range in your home. These tools have adapted and improved over the years to […]

How to Season Cookware and Bakeware

Cast Iron Skillet Pan

We frequently get asked about the importance of seasoning and how to season cookware and bakeware in the kitchen, including ‘How often do I season my pans’ and ‘How do I season my pans’. Seasoning your cast iron or hard anodised cookware and bakeware before first use is an important part of your cooking ritual. […]

Bakeware Buying Guide

Bakeware tins and trays

Baking has traditionally passed down from generation to generation within families; children learning from their parents at an early age the enjoyment and skills required to make cakes and cookies. Many of the old techniques and reliable old bakeware items have been in the family for years. Nowadays though some bakeware items are designed to […]

Best Retail Website Award for Harts of Stur

The Harts team receiving their award

Wow, we’ve won another award, and to say we are chuffed is an understatement of massive proportion! For the second year running we have won Britain’s Best Retail Website at the prestigious 2016 Housewares Innovation Awards, beating some of the best in the business along the way. Housewares Innovation Award Evening The awards were organised by Datateam […]

Are My Saucepans Suitable For Induction Hobs?

Are My Saucepans Suitable For Induction

Not so very long ago induction hobs were really only found in high-end designer kitchens, and to most, the cost of buying one was prohibitive. But, as with most things in life, prices have come down and their popularity is on the up (even professional kitchens are converting to induction which is a sure sign […]

Cookware Buying Guide – all you need to know

Cookware Frying and Saucepans

Investing in the right cookware for your kitchen is an important choice, and with so many factors to consider, that choice can be a little daunting. Some pre-determined factors will narrow the choices available to you, such as the type of hob in your kitchen and the budget you have to spend, but for everything […]