|Born||4 April 1945 (age 72) Deceased 2018|
|Other names||Zubaida Apaa|
|Occupation||Chef, cooking expert, health advisor|
|Spouse(s)||Tariq Hussain (m. 1966–present)|
|Relatives||Bahadur Yar Jung (uncle)
Anwar Maqsood (brother)
Fatima Surayya Bajia (sister)
Zehra Nigah (sister)
Bilal Maqsood (nephew)
Originally from Hyderabad, India, and settled in Karachi, Zubaida Tariq was born into a prominent Urdu-speaking family known for producing littérateurs, intellectuals and artists. Her maternal grand-uncle was Bahadur Yar Jung, a Muslim nationalist of the Indian subcontinent. She has ten other siblings, the most notable of whom include Fatima Surayya Bajia – an Urdu novelist and playwright; Zehra Nigah, an Urdu poet; and her brother Anwar Maqsood, who is a popular poet, humorist, writer and entertainer Zubaida’s nephew Bilal Maqsood (Anwar’s son) is a vocalist and guitarist for the pop rock band Strings.
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Zubaida Tariq worked on ARY Digital for 1½ years, and then she did 120 programs with Sajid Hussain, 120 morning programs with Nadia, and about 450 shows with Kiran. Then Zubaida came on FM 107 with a show called Aik Mukammal Ghar which was first hosted by Azra Manzoor. In the meantime, she did 200 shows of another program called Kitchen Magic, and then she did another show on Geo TV by the title of Aaj Ke Bhao. She is now working with Masala TV in people most watched cooking show Handi. She has covered more than 1000 episodes for the show.
- Zubaida Tariq.  recipes