Fermented hot sauce + condiments

Locally sourced, probiotically rich food, 

celebrating the cultural diversity of Houston, Texas

The goods

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From our critically acclaimed fermented hot sauces to our relishes, mustard, kraut and more, we offer probiotic rich foods that will enhance the pleasure and nutritional value of all your meals. Free of gluten and sugar. Paleo and vegan. We support local growers and sustainable practices. 

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Ideas fermenting

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There is a special alchemy that happens when food is fermented. Through this process, we revisit traditional preservation methods, celebrate cultural diversity, giving a unique dimension to  your food's flavor and its ability to nourish.  Our thoughts, musings, and anecdotes, are in this section.

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Francesco + Mandy

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Francesco Conti and Mandy Trichell are the founders of Cultured Heat, built on a crazy idea that healthy foods can be interesting and enjoyable to eat. Just a couple of entrepreneurs, that love food, travel and new cultural experiences!

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Weekly markets and events where you can find us

We sell our complete line of fermented products directly to the public

Every Saturday

Urban Harvest Farmer's Market

8am - 12pm

2752 Buffalo Speedway, Houston, TX 77027

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Every Saturday

Urban Harvest Farmer's Market

Houston's largest farmer's market, located inside the 610 loop at the corner of Westheimer & Buffalo Speedway.

8am - 12pm

2752 Buffalo Speedway, Houston, TX 77027

Sat June 8

St Arnold's Brewery 25th Anniversary Party

3pm - 8pm

2000 Lyons Ave, Houston, Texas 77020

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Sat June 8

St Arnold's Brewery 25th Anniversary Party

This will probably be the last event we do before we shutter Cultured Heat and go into an indefinite hiatus, plus our beloved St Arnold's will be celebrating a  quarter century -  so it's gonna be epic! Just check out the massive list of special edition beers they will have posted on the event page. 


We may just have to have a little something unique for the occasion. So look for us at the second floor beer hall and stay tuned for more details!

3pm - 8pm

2000 Lyons Ave, Houston, Texas 77020

Local retailers carrying cultured heat

Heights Grocer, Houston TX

Boutique retailer selling wines, snacks, Cultured Heat  hot sauce.

Located in the Heights neighborhood, this little shop has a great selection of carefully curated wines, snacks, and our hot sauce.

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Green Fork & Straw, Upper Kirby

Juice bar selling Houston hot sauce, condiments and meals.

Outstanding selection of juices and healthy foods, this New Orleans transplant doesn't sacrifice flavor. They carry our core line of hot sauces.  

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Katerra Exotics, Katy TX

Bison rancher selling hot sauce, mustard, and relish from their storefront in Katy, TX.

Local bison ranchers selling their amazing meats at the farmer's market, as well as in their shop in old Katy. Get our hot sauce, mustards and relishes here.

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Kraftsmen Bakery, Houston TX

Local boutique bakery, coffee bar selling our hot sauce.

Local boutique bakery, coffee bar selling our core line of Sichuan Red, Caribbean Yellow and Mexican Verde hot sauce. Oh, and their pastries rock!

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Central City Co-op, in Montrose

Food coop selling hot sauce, local vegetables and dairy products.

Although it's only open on Wednesdays, Central City is Houston's ORIGINAL farmer's market and local co-op. They carry our core line of hot sauces. 

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Slowpokes Coffeehouse

Coffeehouse, wine bar, hot sauce.

Coffeehouse, beer and wine bar, and all around great hangout serving the Garden Oaks/Greater Heights area. They carry our core line of hot sauces.

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