This knife is just the right fit for all your smaller cooking needs. Dishwasher safe, Henckels Four Star 2 3/4" Peeler Knife has a pointed tip that curves down towards the blade. Quite often, peeler knives are used for many of the same tasks as paring knives. They can be used to cut decorative garnishes as in rosettes, fluted mushrooms, and slice soft fruits. Also itís great for peeling skins; removing blemishes, and making impressive tournee cuts. Friodur Ice hardened blade coupled with laser controlled sharpness makes this the ideal knife for detail work.