Zubaida Tariq popularly known as Zubaida Appa is practically a household name .She is renowned for her personal culinary style and for her real love of traditional food which she makes with with pure and simple ingredients . Her expertise in giving kitchen and household advice is Zubaida tariq was born on 4th april 1945 at hydrabad dakkan and got married at the age of 21. she did not know how to cook at the time of her marriage and gradually learnt the art over a period of time. She started her culinary career at the age of 50 in unilever's dalda advisory service. since then She has been in the field of media for nearly 18 years. with over a 1000 episodes to her name zubaida tariq is a phenomenal household name. Currently she is spreading her culinary knowldege and passion in the popular cooking show handi which is aired on masala tv at 5:00pm Besides her tv shows her radio shows are also a huge success as she always manages to blend wit with wisdom in all of her shows.
Afghanistan has a wide varying terrain allowing for many different crops. Afghan cuisine is largely based upon the nation's chief crops: cereals like wheat, maize, barley and rice. Accompanying these staples are dairy products (yogurt, whey), various nuts, and native vegetables, and fresh and dried fruits; Afghanistan is well known for its grapes. Afghanistan's culinary specialties reflect its ethnic and geographic diversity and has similarities with neighboring Iran,Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Pakistan and Turkmenistan. It is similar to cuisines of the Middle-East and Central Asia and the South Asian Subcontinent. Khana Pakana is the source for authentic Afghani Recipes, Afghani Food, and Cooking Techniques from Afghanistan.