Renowned chef Zubaida Tariq being remembered on 4th death anniversary

By Muhammad JuniadPublished On 04 Jan 2022

Karachi: Acclaimed Pakistani chef, cooking expert, and television personality Zubaida Tariq aka Zubaida Apa is being remembered on her fourth death anniversary on Tuesday (today).

Born in 1945, Zubaida was the youngest of nine siblings including acclaimed writer Anwer Maqsood and late playwright Fatima Surraya Bajiya.

Zubaida made her television debut in 1996 at the age of 50. Her first program, Dalda Ka Dastarkhwan, soon became one of the most popular evenings shows with wide engagement.

In a matter of months, she became famous for her handy culinary, remedies, and housekeeping tips with people from across the country calling and seeking advice from her.

Zubaida Tariq achieved enormous fame by doing cooking shows on TV and writing famous cookbooks. 

Besides Pakistan, Zubaida Apa’s recipes were famous in other parts of the world as well.

Zubaida Aapa appeared in several television commercials too. She had hosted about 4,000 TV shows 

She got married to her first cousin Tariq Maqsood. She left two children, a daughter Saba Tariq and a son Hussain Tariq, behind her. 

The renowned chef passed away on this day in 2018 at the age of 72 due to a cardiac failure but her legacy in the form of home remedies and delicious recipes remains alive.