Thursday, October 20, 2011
Basil & Cheese Rolls
400 g flour
25 g fresh yeast or 7 g dry yeast
1 tsp salt
1 tsp sugar
30 g butter
250 ml water
For the filling:
handful of basil leaves,
100 g cheddar cheese,grated
2-tbsp mayonnaise or 1 tbsp olive oil
If using dry yeast then follow the instructions on the package.
If using fresh yeast:
Boil half of the water & pour it over the butter,mix until completely melted.
Add the rest of the cold water,you should get lukewarm mixture.
Add flour & salt.
Melt the yeast with sugar & mix everything together.
Knead for 5 min or until dough starts to come off the hands & bowl. Sprinkle over little flour & leave to stand in warm place,covered with cling film or clean towel for 30-40 min or until its doubled in size.
Roll the dough out on the floured surface into the 30x30 cm square.
Spread over some mayonnaise or olive oil.
Cover evenly with grated cheese,sprinkle over the chopped basil.
Roll it up into a big sausage.Cut into ca 12 pieces.
Place the buns onto the prepared baking tray,cut side down.
Cover with clean towel & leave to rise for 30-40 min.
Brush with egg & ,sprinkle with sesame seeds.
Bake at 200C for 20-25 min or until lovely & golden.