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Olive Hamilton Russell

Olive Hamilton Russell grew up on a farm and developed her interest in food from her parents and grandmothers, who were keen cooks. After obtaining a degree in Home Economics from the University of Stellenbosch, she worked at Harvey Nichols in London, and as a trainee in product development and selection at Woolworths’ head office in Cape Town.