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Renowned Pakistani chef Zubaida Tariq passes away

News Agencies | Updated on: 5 January 2018, 16:02 IST
Zubaida Tariq (Twitter)

Renowned Pakistani chef and media personality Zubaida Tariq passed away in Karachi on late Thursday night.

According to the Dawn, she died after a brief illness.

Fondly known as Zubaida Apa, she was popular for her culinary skills and housekeeping advice (totkas) and was a household name in Pakistan.

Pakistan's Punjab province Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif offered his condolences on Twitter.

"Deeply saddened by the news of passing away of renowned chef & a great human being Zubaida Apa. She was a household name, thanks to her amazing expertise in cooking. May Allah Almighty bless her soul in peace and grant patience to her family!," he tweeted.

She hosted a variety of culinary shows and penned down several cookbooks while active.

Zubaida's shows are extensively watched across the world. 


First published: 5 January 2018, 16:02 IST