Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Siddika Kabir passes away

Siddika Kabir, a noted nutrition expert and culinary artist, died at a city hospital on Tuesday, Independent TV reports.

A famous TV face who used to run the show ‘Siddika Kabir’s Recipe’, Prof Kabir was 80. 

She also worked as the consultant of consumer brands Dano, Nestlé and Radhuni.

In 1966, Siddika started attending different cookery shows on television. She authored a number of recipe books to her credit and was recognised with different awards.

Obtaining a higher degree in food nutrition and institutional administration from the United States, she joined the nutrition department of Home Economics College.

Born in 1931, Prof Kabir had a bright academic life. She started her career in teaching profession by joining mathematics department of Eden Girls’ College in 1957.