Renowned Pak chef Zubaida Tariq passes away

ANI | Updated: Jan 05, 2018 15:07 IST

Karachi [Pakistan], Jan 05 (ANI): 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. (ANI)