Refugee Crossings

by Amnon Gutman

A Nigerian woman recovers on a Sea-Watch rescue vessel. She and other refugees were found drifting in a boat off the coast of Libya.

Refugees and migrants being pulled from the water after falling into the Mediterranean.

Rescued refugee children, wrapped in thermal blankets against the wind and cold.

In transit to Europe: a boat filled with refugees and migrants who were picked up less than thirty miles from Libya, attempting to cross the Mediterranean in small boats. They are waiting to be transferred to the Italian Coast Guard.


Amnon Gutman

Amnon Gutman is a photographer based in Israel.

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North America

The Proof is in the Poutine

Canada is becoming more diverse, and with a more diverse population comes the opportunity for more diverse flavors. Canadian poutine, originally a Quebecois invention made by pouring gravy and cheese curds over fries, is undergoing some particularly interesting changes. Chefs are experimenting by adding new flavors to this classic dish. Some of the best combinations have come by mixing dishes from the country’s burgeoning Indian population. Saag Poutine, for instance, uses traditional Indian paneer in place of cheese curds and the creamy spinach-based saag in place of gravy. Another delicious Quebec-Indian combo is Butter Chicken Poutine, which layers the tomato-based Indian classic over fries and tops it with either traditional cheese curds or mozzarella for even more multicultural flavor.