Eat Drink KL: Farm Cafe, Batu Caves

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Farm Cafe, Batu Caves

Crispy chicken rendang and mushroom soup with buah kulim are among the playful temptations at Farm Cafe, a lovely space for soul food with fresh local flourishes.

Farm Cafe pays cheeky tribute to MasterChef UK judge Gregg Wallace with Gregg's Crispy Rendang (RM28.50), which packs a crunch with fried chicken sandwiched with rendang sauce in a turmeric-tinged waffle that evokes pakora fritters, laced with spinach and curry leaves, plus extra rendang on the side and an umami-rich banana blossom micro-herb salad. It's a fun ensemble that's full of rich, robust flavours.

The mushroom soup (RM15.50) is also something imaginatively special, creamy and textured with a beautiful blend of shiitake and button mushrooms, plus buah kulim, the earthy, garlicky-nutty fruit that's considered the Malaysian truffle, harvested from the Kedah town of Kulim.

Farm Cafe
1, Jalan Industri Batu Caves 1/1, Taman Perindustrian, 68100 Batu Caves, Selangor. Daily, 9am-10pm. Tel: 011-1764-5780

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