About Roberto Santibañez


Roberto Santibañez is is the chef and owner of Fonda Restaurants in New York City and a member of The Culinary Institute of America's Latin Cuisines Advisory Council. He's also the author of three cookbooks: Rosa's New Mexican Table, Truly Mexican, and most recently, Tacos, Tortas, and Tamales. He was born in Mexico City and is a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu in Paris.

Molletes Recipe


We may not know how to pronounce this insanely satiating comfort food fix, though we’ve certainly mastered tucking into it.

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  • 5 M
  • 15 M
  • 6
Pico de Gallo Recipe

Pico de Gallo

A Mexican staple, this sauce of sorts is essentially fresh salsa that’s named, curiously, for a rooster’s beak.

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  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 2
Carnitas Recipe

Carnitas | Mexican Braised and Fried Pork

Get your pig on with chunks of crisp-edged, knee-wobblingly tender lusciousness. Sorta screams for some soft tortillas and cerveza.

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  • 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 56
Chile-Spiked Chocolate Cakes Recipe

Chile-Spiked Chocolate Cakes

These chocolate cakes get their kick from chipotle peppers and are served with either a cinnamon custard or a tomatillo sauce.

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  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
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Chile Peanuts Recipe

Chile Peanuts

Forget plain old peanuts. This titillating take on spiced nuts adds paprika and chili powder without subtracting anything from their beer friendly quotient.

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  • 35 M
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