Crowned rack of lamb is a dish that originates in 15th century England. It consist mainly of two shank cuts of lamb with the rib points covered with paper truffles. It is usually garnished with some small vegetables, such as a dressing of lettuce and a few sprigs of parsley. Crowned rack of lamb is usually served during special occasions such as a wedding or holiday celebration. Crowned rack of lamb can be found in other countries such as the United States. When the rib points are not covered in paper truffles, the dish is known as simply “rack of lamb”.