With that worrying fact in mind, Antonio Carluccio will tonight seek to put beetroot back on the plates of the British public by revealing some fresh and exciting ways of cooking with it. We've been loving the show's quirky recipes based on classic British ingredients (garlic and pear dessert, anyone?) , and can't wait follow Carluccio as he goes on a quest to put our favourite purple veggie back under the spotlight.

If you're keen to get on the beetroot bandwagon, why not try out this delicious recipe kindly sent in to us by the lovely Katherine Potside via Twitter. Roasted beetroots are a perfect complement for warm smoked fish, making this dish perfect for a chilly winter's evening- plus best of all, it's easy peasy to make...