Spoil Mum with this Stunning Lemon Orchid Dessert by Eleonore’s.

For truly refined dining in the heart of the Yarra Valley, discerning guests head to Eleonore’s restaurant in Chateau Yering Historic House Hotel on Melba Highway in Yering.

Book in for a traditional high tea to celebrate with Mum on Sunday, May 8 and witness the art of inhouse Pastry Chef Remold Fernando, who is dedicated to his craft. Expect to sample savouries, scones, housemade jam, cream, miniature cakes and a glass of sparkling wine to set the scene for a memorable Mother’s Day.

Spoil Mum with this Stunning Lemon Orchid Dessert by Eleonore’s.
 
 
Newly re-opened, this elegant dining destination is named in honour of the Chateau’s most sophisticated hostess Eleonore de Castella; expect plush surrounds of pink draped windows offering stunning glimpses of the garden, alongside white-clothed tables and salmon pink chairs.

Executive Chef Elizabeth O’Brien has crafted an exceptional menu to pair with world-class wines; sample entrées like beef tartare, confit egg yolk, pickled onion pearls, crisp capers and potato tuile.

For the main, delve into duck breast, braised fennel, orange gel, caramelised shallots and baby sorrel jus; before indulgent desserts like Remold’s recipe for Lemon Orchid, which he shares with AGFG readers for you to make Mum at home. 

Spoil Mum with this Stunning Lemon Orchid Dessert by Eleonore’s.
 
 
Visually stunning, this dish is made from local produce to create lemon curd, gently folded and placed onto a bed of chocolate citrus crumble, with sour gel, yuzu pearls and a lemon crisp.

If you are enjoying this at Eleonore’s, a spritz of lemon is served to awaken all your senses from the first moment of your citrus encounter.

For more dessert ideas to make Mum’s Day super special, click here.