When we began planning our wedding, I, an avid DIYer, was set on making our wedding cake. From the start, my mother was hesitant of the idea, and as the details of the wedding day fell into place, I reluctantly concluded that she was right (as usual).
Instead, I settled for baking hundreds of pineapple tart rugelach, the marriage of a Peranakan pineapple tart and a Jewish rugelach. These cookies were one of the first ways I celebrated our multiracial and Jewish family through cooking, paying homage to my mother’s Peranakan roots and my husband’s Ashkenazi heritage.
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