Day Dreaming isn’t just zoning out, but it can helps you on your goals, reminds you that you have to do this and that, or be somewhere at a certain time. Daydreams sometimes reflect our real life desires, even when they aren’t literal representations of them.
So either your daydream are simple, associated with our daily life or pure flights of fancy but the bulk of what we think about when our thoughts meander is practical.
Maybe dreaming laying peacefully, reading my bedtime novel singing the end of my day duties while in the middle of rush hour on the highway, back the kids home from school, sounds very unreachable at that moment, simple goal for my everyday routine, specially when I know what duties waiting for me; preparing the dinner, see the kids homework, do the shopping list for the next day, the second house-cleaning after dinner, preparing the kids for bed…and a lot a lot of small details of everyday routine, until the time of my bedtime rest.
This is my simple everyday daydream and, as all of you, but sure I’ll fill papers of a list of my daydreams and goals.
Come on daydreamers, let’s dream together and I’m sure will warm up your kitchen as will as your body with these delicious fragrant minty herbed cheese stuffed italian knot dinner rolls.
Minted Cheese Stuffed Italian Knot Rolls
2 teaspoons active dry yeast
1 – 1 1\2 cups warm water (110° to 115°)
4 tablespoons dried milk powder
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon salt
5-5 1\2 cups all-purpose flour
In a small bowl, dissolve yeast and sugar in 1\4 cup of warm water. In a stand mixer, add the yeast mixer, the milk powder, 1 tablespoon oil, salt, warm water and 3 cups flour, Beat until smooth. Stir in enough remaining flour, kneed to form a soft dough.
Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes (dough will be sticky). Place in a bowl, add the remaining 2 tablespoon oil, knead again to incorporate the oil into the dough and (this is the secret of the billow-soft and light rolls). turning the dough to grease top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
Punch dough down. Turn onto a very lightly floured surface; divide into small pieces (a little bigger than the size of an egg). Roll each piece out into a thin oval shape; place the cheese filling along the dough and near the edge and fold up the dough around the cheese. roll the dough into a knot shape.
You can use any white cheese you have, make sure it’s from the hard one thos will make the rolls less missy after the baking, I used halloumi cheese.
Crumble the cheese.mix it with fresh mint leave chopped very fine, and 1-2 table spoon olive oil.
Sugestion for the cheese: Feta, halloumi, akawi cheese, Chedder, cottage cheese, mixecan white crumble cheese or you can use blend of italian cheeses from hard and soft.