A paring knife has a short blade (2 to 4 inches) and a tip that can be either straight or that curves up to the point.
Use it for:
This knife is good for peeling apples and other fruits or vegetables, mincing small items like shallots and garlic, or trimming herbs and scallions .
One to try:
Wusthof Classic 3 1/2 inch Paring Knife