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Frequently Asked Questions

Welcome to the Asian Home Style Cooking FAQ Page!

At Asian Home Style Cooking, we’re passionate about bringing the authentic flavors of Asian cuisine right to your kitchen. Whether you’re a seasoned home cook or just starting out on your culinary journey, we’re here to make your experience with us as seamless and enjoyable as possible.

From placing an order to mastering the art of cooking our delicious frozen dumplings, steamed buns, and scallion pancakes, we’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions to address all your queries and ensure that you have everything you need to create a memorable dining experience with our products.

Browse through our FAQs below to find answers to common questions and discover helpful tips and tricks to elevate your cooking skills. If you can’t find the information you’re looking for, feel free to reach out to us.

Let’s dive in and explore the world of Asian homestyle cooking together!

  • The website will be open on the first week of the month or until items sell out, for pre-order to pick up for the last week of the month.
  • You will be able to put the items on the cart, pay for your order, and then you will have the option to choose the date & time you will pick up your order on the last week of the month at our location in Lyndon.

Please feel free to reach out at support@asianhomestylecooking.com if you run into any problems and/or issues.

Dumplings & Steamed Buns **Make sure to not defrost!**

  • In a large wok or pan, bring 2-3 inches of water to a rolling boil.
  • Place dumplings in a lined steamer basket (with parchment paper).
  • Make sure to leave a 1 inch gap (2 inches for steamed buns) between dumplings/ steamed buns.
  • Steam dumplings for 11 minutes for dumplings, (until internal temp. reaches 165°F).
  • Rest dumplings for 1 minute with lid on.
  • After 1 minute, remove the lid and rest for an additional minute.

For Steamed Buns

  • Cook for about 14-15 minutes then turn off the heat.
  • Let rest with lid on for 5 minutes before removing the lid.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Serve with the dumpling sauce and chili oil!

Scallion Pancakes

  • Let the frozen pancakes thaw for 10 minutes until it is pliable.
  • Heat a 9” (23 cm) cast iron pan (or a nonstick skillet) over medium-high heat and add enough oil to fully coat the bottom.
  • Once the oil is hot, add a pancake.
  • Use a spatula to swirl the pancake around to spread the oil and prevent sticking, for a few seconds.
  • Cover the pan and turn the heat down to medium. Let the pancake cook, covered, for 3-5 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Flip the pancake, cover, and cook for another minute.
  • Use a spatula to press the pancake, to ensure even browning.
  • Continue to cook, flipping regularly, until both sides are crisp and browned, about 3 minutes.
  • Turn to medium-low heat if the pan gets too hot.
  • Transfer the pancake to a cooling rack or a cutting board to cool.
  • Repeat to cook all the pancakes you plan to serve.
  • Once the pancakes are slightly cooled enough to handle, cut into 6 pieces and transfer to a serving platter.
  • Serve hot and sprinkle some salt as a finishing touch.

    More cooking instructions are provided on each individual product page!

Every item sold is properly and individually frozen.

  • It is advisable to bring a cooler with an ample amount of ice packs when picking up your order.
  • Once you arrive back to your destination, it is crucial to immediately place the items in your freezer to not affect the quality of the items.
  • Due to the nature of the products, once the items are picked up, we are not held responsible or liable for your item once you leave our premises.
  • The products are good for up to 3 months in the freezer.
  • Each item in the store is all individually handcrafted by Jin, so only a certain amount per month is sold and once it’s sold out, it’s gone for the month!
  • There won’t be a waitlist, however, the option for customers to backorder for next month is available.
  • As demand grows, we will increase the frequency of ordering the products from once a month to every two weeks.
  • We will have random promotions from time to time which we will post on our monthly newsletter or on our private Facebook group!
  • Each coupon is limited to one per customer.

Currently, the products are only sold online, but we’re hoping to expand to local stores and food co-ops all over Vermont in the future!

  • There are a variety of different products including gluten free dumplings, sauces, and chili oil.
  • However, it is not made in a gluten free facility since we also sell items that have gluten in them.
  • Extra precautions are taken to make sure to follow guidelines and protocols to accommodate customers with gluten restrictions.