To treat your body with respect, you have to fill it with healthy, delicious food. To treat your food with respect, you have to prepare it with the highest quality instruments. The Messermeister paring knife has a secure ergonomic grip and unrivalled balance. It is made from a single billet of the finest German steel alloy, and has been hammer forged and hand crafted. The fine-edge blade is designed to be an all-purpose knife, akin to a chef’s knife but smaller, and is ideal for trimming, peeling, and slicing.