3 1/2 cups of Organic All Purpose Unbleached White Flour
2 teaspoons (11 g) of salt
2 teaspoons (2 g) of instant dry yeast
3 tablespoons (45 ml) of olive oil
1 1/4 cups (325 ml) of lukewarm water
Mix all ingredients and knead about 10 minutes by hand (or 5 to 7 minutes on a stand mixer with a hook at medium (6) speed) until the dough is soft and smooth.
Cover the dough with a cloth and let it rise for 1 hour. It is best to place it in a warm place without drafts.
Shape the dough so that it can easily fit into a pre oiled bread pan. If desired, sprinkle with sunflower seeds.
Cover with a towel and let the dough rise for 1 hour. It is best to place it in a warm and draft free place, the microwave does a perfect job.
Preheat the oven to 450 ° F (230 ° C).
Bake for 10 minutes, and then reduce the oven to 420 ° F (215 ° C) for 25 to 35 minutes.