KARACHI – Veteran chef and the queen of tips, Zubaida Tariq passed away, Thursday night.
Her family sources have confirmed that the funeral prayers for the TV celebrity will be performed at Sultan Masjid, defence Area of Karachi.
Zubaida Tariq alias Zubaida Apa was famous for her handy culinary and housekeeping hints (totkas). She was a household name, and used to do culinary shows and wrote cookbooks.
She was born into an educated family of Hyderabad Deccan in 1945. Zubaida Apa was the youngest of the 9 siblings.
Renowned playwright (late) Fatima Surayya Bajia was her eldest sister, while she is sister to the noted satirist Anwer Maqsood.
Her family migrated to Karachi in 1948, immediately after the fall of the Hyderabad state, which was invaded by the Indian army on September 11, the day the Quaid-i-Azam died here.