Combine water and sugar in large mixing bowl.
Sprinkle yeast over and stir well. Let stand 5
minutes until foamy. Stir in 2 cups flour, blending
well. Add another 2 cups flour, onion, and 2
teaspoons salt. Knead until smooth, about 20
minutes, adding mare flour as necessary to prevent
sticking. Place dough in well oiled bowl, turning to
coat. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 1 hour.
Turn dough onto oiled baking sheet. Shape into
round loaf 1 inch thick. Let rise to doubled, about 30
minutes. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Brush loaf lightly with oil. Sprinkle with coarse salt
and rosemary. Bake until very lightly browned, 20-
25 minutes. Serve warm. Makes one 8
inch round loaf.