Re-owned Pakistani Chef Zubaida Appa Passed Away

Zubaida Tariq who was famous the name of Zubaida Aapa (April 4, 1945-January 4, 2018), was a gourmet specialist and cooking master from Pakistan. Her family relocated to Pakistan in 1947.They settled in Karachi, PIB Colony, where she lived with her five more established sisters and 4 siblings. In 1951 she lost her granddad, from there on she lost her dad in 1953. After the demise of her father, three of her sisters took every one of the duties of running the house. Zubaida got married to her first cousin, Tariq Maqsood. She met him in 1954.

Initially, from Hyderabad, India, and settled in Karachi, Zubaida was naturally introduced to a noticeable Urdu-talking family known for delivering littérateurs, erudite people and specialists. Her maternal stupendous uncle was Bahadur Yar Jung, a Muslim patriot of the Indian subcontinent. She has ten other siblings, the most remarkable of whom are Fatima Surayya Bajia – an Urdu author and dramatist; Zehra Nigah, an Urdu artist; and her sibling Anwar Maqsood, who is a well known artist, humorist, essayist and entertainer.Zubaida’s nephew Bilal Maqsood (Anwar’s child) is a vocalist and guitarist for the pop musical crew Strings.


The excellent cook and media identity Zubaida Tariq passed away in Karachi late on Thursday, detailed DawnNews while citing family sources.  Zubaida Apa was best known for her convenient culinary and housekeeping tips (totkas). She was a commonly recognized name, and used to do culinary shows and composed cookbooks.

As per Zubaida Apa’s family, her funeral and internment will happen after Jumma prayer. May her soul Rest in peace!


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