This is a great starter kit for anyone looking to invest in Henckels Knives. The Henckels Paring knife is a great tool for small garnishes, tournee cuts, removing small bones from fish and fowl and decorative designs. All paring knives should be sized to your thumb for accurate cuts. It showcases your cutting styles and quickly can become your favorite knife to create beautiful pieces of edible of artwork. This Henckels Four Star - 4" Parer/Utility Knife also is included in a wonderful starter set from Henckels available on this site. Sigmaforge One Piece Construction handle, laser controlled edge, and Friodur Ice Hardened blade is non-staining.