Traveling to Preserve Balkan Food and Culture

Photo by Marsden Epworth

Babs Perkins, a writer and photographer who lives in Norfolk some of the time, came to the Scoville Memorial Library in Salisbury on Saturday, Jan. 28, to draw connections between food, nature, change, geography and a touch of politics that shape the ways people live and eat. 

Perkins is researching a book on these matters and has visited several Balkan countries repeatedly — including Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia — to talk to the people (often through a high school interpreter) about life in general and food in particular.

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