Messermeister Mu Micarta - 3" Paring Knife - MU-101
The Paring Knife, with the blade that tapers to a point, is the most popular size. It is considered to be the 2nd most often used knife in the kitchen and many home chefs have 3-4 in the drawer. There are many grips depending on the task and they usually involve holding the item by hand when making the cut.
This size blade is ideal for paring, peeling, scraping, slicing, and trimming small fruits and vegetables. It is perfect for chopping garlic and ginger.