Cooking photos

Browse our gallery of cooking and baking images. From chefs preparing ingredients in the kitchen to bakers sifting flour - all our images are free to download and use on your next commercial project!

kitchen ready for cooking

Kitchen Ready For Cooking


half of an avocado

Half Of An Avocado


pizza dough ready to roll

Pizza Dough Ready To Roll


hamburger and fries

Hamburger And Fries


pepperoni pizza on wood board

Pepperoni Pizza On Wood Board


perfect pizza makers mess

Perfect Pizza Makers Mess


kitchen counter & cooking supplies

Kitchen Counter & Cooking Supplies


splashy hand cleaning

Splashy Hand Cleaning


fruit and veggie with greens

Fruit And Veggie With Greens


first slice of fresh margarita pizza

First Slice Of Fresh Margarita Pizza


plated smoked salmon

Plated Smoked Salmon


woman tearing mint leaves

Woman Tearing Mint Leaves


kid helping in kitchen

Kid Helping In Kitchen


peppers and vegetables angle view

Peppers And Vegetables Angle View


two avocado slices

Two Avocado Slices


red green pepper pile

Red Green Pepper Pile


cheese and artichoke pizza with slicer

Cheese And Artichoke Pizza With Slicer


veggies corner flatlay

Veggies Corner Flatlay


red orange yellow green vegetables

Red Orange Yellow Green Vegetables


avocado toast

Avocado Toast


holiday cookie cutters

Holiday Cookie Cutters


pancake supplies

Pancake Supplies


recipes in box

Recipes in box


asparagus on white

Asparagus On White


hand washing in the kitchen

Hand Washing In The Kitchen


fresh market vegetables

Fresh Market Vegetables


mom making pie

Mom Making Pie


fruit and veggie flatlay

Fruit And Veggie Flatlay


lime cut in half on green surface

Lime Cut In Half On Green Surface


making homemade soup

Making Homemade Soup


hand peeling carrots

Hand Peeling Carrots


fresh asparagus

Fresh Asparagus


teaspoons full of spices

Teaspoons Full Of Spices


scooping soup on stove

Scooping Soup On Stove


turkey going in oven

Turkey Going In Oven


broccoli pieces on green surface

Broccoli Pieces On Green Surface


kitchen whisk tool in hand

Kitchen Whisk Tool In Hand


tomatoes & garlic on cutting board

Tomatoes & Garlic On Cutting Board


making pancakes

Making Pancakes


green veggies on cutting board

Green Veggies On Cutting Board


slicing tomato

Slicing Tomato


pad thai

Pad Thai


spinache quiche

Spinache Quiche


walnuts on white

Walnuts On White


serving soup

Serving Soup


assorted cooking spices in spoons

Assorted Cooking Spices In Spoons


flatlay with knife and vegetables

Flatlay With Knife And Vegetables


wonton appetizer

Wonton Appetizer


artisanal market cheese

Artisanal Market Cheese


fresh asparagus with water drops

Fresh Asparagus With Water Drops


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Cooking photography to whet your appetite

Hungry for appetizing cooking photos? Think of this as your very own, all-you-can-download cooking images buffet. Our HD collection include images of ingredients from your favorite meals alongside pictures of creative dishes and delicious sides.

You’ll find pictures of chefs using all their senses; touch, smell, taste, sight, and sound, in order to prepare masterpieces in the kitchen. You’ll also find pictures of bakers losing themselves in focus as they attentively cook up a tantalizing meal.

For some, the flow of cooking is a meditative experience. Cooking helps them relax and unwind. For others, cooking is an art form and they treat the meals they prepare as a canvas. Every chop, stir and taste representing a stroke of a paintbrush. Some people love to nurture their friends and family through cooking, as a way of showing them their love and care.

In this age of fast food and technology, we can all appreciate when time and care go into the food we eat. Our gallery captures the most telling, passionate and inspiring cooking moments. So, whether you’re a loving mother with a blog, or an international chain of restaurants looking to add high-quality imagery to your sales and marketing assets, our expertly captured images are perfect.

Free for commercial and personal use, you can modify, print and publish our images without worrying about attribution. Just be sure to keep checking back for more culinary photography — because we’re always expanding our collection.