Apple-Olive Oil Cake

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Appears in
A Passion for Desserts

By Emily Luchetti

Published 2003

  • About

An eclectic group of about 100 people gathered to harvest olives at DaVero Olive Oil orchard in Sonoma County, California. Our picking was motivated not just by the sunny yet crisp autumn day and the constant conversation but also by the one rule of the day set forth by the owners, Ridge and Colleen. No food and wine were to be served until the last olive was picked. Seeing the tables set up on the wraparound porch, laden with bread and aluminum buckets filled with chilled wine, inspired us