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!

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vegan pasta with veggie ground round and fresh veg

Vegan Pasta With Veggie Ground Round And Fresh Veg


top view of chocolate cake with raspberry coulis

Top View Of Chocolate Cake With Raspberry Coulis


hand peeling carrots

Hand Peeling Carrots


fresh asparagus

Fresh Asparagus


fresh market vegetables

Fresh Market Vegetables


ground beef burger patties raw

Ground Beef Burger Patties Raw


pepperoni pizza in box

Pepperoni Pizza In Box


cheese and artichoke pizza with slicer

Cheese And Artichoke Pizza With Slicer


kitchen utensils on counter

Kitchen Utensils On Counter


mom making pie

Mom Making Pie


ramen noodles kitchen and cooking

Ramen Noodles Kitchen And Cooking


fruit and veggie cirlces flatlay

Fruit And Veggie Cirlces Flatlay


freshly baked lemon cake with powdered sugar

Freshly Baked Lemon Cake With Powdered Sugar


assorted korean foods in restaurant

Assorted Korean Foods In Restaurant


coffee cake plated with flowers

Coffee Cake Plated With Flowers


fresh salad ingredients in kitchen

Fresh Salad Ingredients In Kitchen


salt and pepper in teaspoons

Salt And Pepper In Teaspoons


scooping soup on stove

Scooping Soup On Stove


making pancakes

Making Pancakes


close up of chocolate cake

Close Up Of Chocolate Cake


butter chicken indian dining

Butter Chicken Indian Dining


colorful fresh vegetables flatlay

Colorful Fresh Vegetables Flatlay


moroccan meal in tagine

Moroccan Meal In Tagine


fried chick snack bites

Fried Chick Snack Bites


kitchen whisk tool in hand

Kitchen Whisk Tool In Hand


red pepper and carrots flatlay

Red Pepper And Carrots Flatlay


pub food spread

Pub Food Spread


cooked shrimp dressed with lemon juice in china bowls

Cooked Shrimp Dressed With Lemon Juice In China Bowls


holiday cookie cutters

Holiday Cookie Cutters


slicing tomato

Slicing Tomato


wonton appetizer

Wonton Appetizer


stack of pink macarons on pink

Stack Of Pink Macarons On Pink


mini pumpkin pies thanksgiving

Mini Pumpkin Pies Thanksgiving


this baking looks so good you can almost taste it

This Baking Looks So Good You Can Almost Taste It


japanese dining in restaurant

Japanese Dining In Restaurant


fresh asparagus with water drops

Fresh Asparagus With Water Drops


a cocktail with a touch of class

A Cocktail With A Touch Of Class


greek dinner in restaurant

Greek Dinner In Restaurant


food garnished with greens

Food Garnished WIth Greens


happy sprinkles!

Happy Sprinkles!


asian cuisine rice shrimp seafood beef

Asian Cuisine Rice Shrimp Seafood Beef


vietnamese food and pho

Vietnamese Food And Pho


walnuts on white

Walnuts On White


classic pizza with peppers and parmesian

Classic Pizza With Peppers And Parmesian


veggies on a wooden cutting board ready to be grilled

Veggies On A Wooden Cutting Board Ready To Be Grilled


pad thai

Pad Thai


green veggies on cutting board

Green Veggies On Cutting Board


candles on an illuminated chocolate cake

Candles On An Illuminated Chocolate Cake


garlic thyme!

Garlic Thyme!


seafood feast at restaurant

Seafood Feast At Restaurant


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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.