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Heaven Help My Heart

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This has no easy explanation, reason plays no part… Heaven help my heart!

Heaven help my heart! Here's a lot of heart-shaped-musical-theatre-inspired recipes!!

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Heaven Help My Heart is from the classic musical Chess! Regulars on this site will vividly remember our recipes for Du-Chess Potatoes and One Night in Spatchcock – both inspired by this show, which features music written by ABBA’s Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, and lyrics by Tim Rice.

The song is performed by the role of Florence – famously portrayed by Elaine Page – as she reflects on her new love for Anatoly Sergievsky, a Soviet Russian Chess player who is due to play Florence’s (now ex-) lover Freddie at the big tournament. It’s all a bit of a mess, really – but that’s love for you…

Pushing all that complicated plot stuff aside, we’ve decided to celebrate OUR love (of food puns – obviously), by pulling together all our finest heart-shaped-musical-theatre-inspired recipes! Who knew that we had so many?!?!?

Maybe it’s best to love a food pun;
Well, that’s what I’ve done
Heaven help my heart

 

Heart-beet – The Buddy Holly StoryHeart Beet - The Buddy Holly Story

Away, Away, My Heart’s On Fire – Pirates of Penzance
Away Away, My Heart's On Fire - Pirates of Penzance

Don’t Go Bacon My HeartDon't Go Bacon My Heart

Ri-Gotta Have Heart – Damn YankeesRi-Gotta Have Heart - Damn Yankees

I’ve Never Bean In Love Before – Guys & DollsI've Never Bean in Love Before - Guys & Dolls

‘S Wonionderful – Funny Face / An American in Paris

S'Wonionderful - Funny Face / An American in Paris

 

Here are some honorable mentions:

Pav-Lova Changes Everything – Aspects of Love

Pav-Lova Changes Everything - Aspects of Love

Semi-Freddo My Love – Grease

Wunderbark – Kiss Me, Kate

Wunderbark - Kiss Me, Kate

HouMust Love Me – Evita

Cauli-Most Like Bean In Love – Brigadoon

I Won’t Send Rosé – Mack and Mabel

 

 

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