The Paring knife is a small all-purpose knife that gets its name from its work. Cutting away the outer surface and separating the ends of either fruit or vegetables is referred to as pairing. This 10cm Paring knife has a light, short blade with a pointed tip that is best suited for more delicate tasks. The precise edge can handle tougher root vegetables or more delicate tasks like peeling and trimming. This 10cm Paring knife is the knife of choice when it comes to slicing vegetables, de-veining seafood and peeling all kinds of fruit.