Mix yeast, 1/4 cup tepid water and pinch sugar. Let dissolve and get frothy. Then add all ingredients together, knead dough till smooth. Let rise till doubled. Shape into two round loaves and let rise again. Set a pan of boiling water 2" deep on the lower shelf. Bake at 425 for 15 minutes, then lower temp to 350 for another 30 minutes.
This can also be made in a breadmaker. Comes out fine. If you have a smaller machine, halve the recipe. I just put all the stuff in the machine, R2D2, hit the button, and let it go. Delicious. Freezes well also. Hey guys, try getting a machine if you don't have one. Makes breadmaking easy and quick. I could have done the job in the time it took to type this.
If someone can't eat food with seeds in it, just toss the carroway seeds into a blender or chopper and beat them to a powder and add to mixture
Replace used starter with flour and water used, stir well, let sit out a few hours and refrigerate. On and on.