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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kitchen utensils on counter

Kitchen Utensils On Counter

close up of chocolate cake

Close Up Of Chocolate Cake

recipes in box

Recipes in box

pepperoni pizza in box

Pepperoni Pizza In Box

breakfast flatlay with fruit and waffles

Breakfast Flatlay With Fruit And Waffles

making pancakes

Making Pancakes

scooping soup on stove

Scooping Soup On Stove

food garnished with greens

Food Garnished WIth Greens

vegan pasta with veggie ground round and fresh veg

Vegan Pasta With Veggie Ground Round And Fresh Veg

kitchen whisk tool in hand

Kitchen Whisk Tool In Hand

top view of chocolate cake with raspberry coulis

Top View Of Chocolate Cake With Raspberry Coulis

wonton appetizer

Wonton Appetizer

peppers and vegetables angle view

Peppers And Vegetables Angle View

slicing tomato

Slicing Tomato

a cocktail with a touch of class

A Cocktail With A Touch Of Class

flat lay of baked bread with apples and oats

Flat Lay Of Baked Bread With Apples And Oats

candles on an illuminated chocolate cake

Candles On An Illuminated Chocolate Cake

ground beef burger patties raw

Ground Beef Burger Patties Raw

fresh salad ingredients in kitchen

Fresh Salad Ingredients In Kitchen

waffles with cream and jam

Waffles With Cream And Jam

assorted korean foods in restaurant

Assorted Korean Foods In Restaurant

fresh asparagus with water drops

Fresh Asparagus With Water Drops

pub food spread

Pub Food Spread

freshly baked lemon cake with powdered sugar

Freshly Baked Lemon Cake With Powdered Sugar

fresh market vegetables

Fresh Market Vegetables

butter chicken indian dining

Butter Chicken Indian Dining

coffee cake plated with flowers

Coffee Cake Plated With Flowers

ramen noodles kitchen and cooking

Ramen Noodles Kitchen And Cooking

cheese and artichoke pizza with slicer

Cheese And Artichoke Pizza With Slicer

walnuts on white

Walnuts On White

moroccan meal in tagine

Moroccan Meal In Tagine

mom making pie

Mom Making Pie

fruit and veggie cirlces flatlay

Fruit And Veggie Cirlces Flatlay

green veggies on cutting board

Green Veggies On Cutting Board

salt and pepper in teaspoons

Salt And Pepper In Teaspoons

fried chick snack bites

Fried Chick Snack Bites

serving soup

Serving Soup

stack of pink macarons on pink

Stack Of Pink Macarons On Pink

red pepper and carrots flatlay

Red Pepper And Carrots Flatlay

cooked shrimp dressed with lemon juice in china bowls

Cooked Shrimp Dressed With Lemon Juice In China Bowls

a tupperware lunch box separates salad ingredients

A Tupperware Lunch Box Separates Salad Ingredients

mini pumpkin pies thanksgiving

Mini Pumpkin Pies Thanksgiving

japanese dining in restaurant

Japanese Dining In Restaurant

this baking looks so good you can almost taste it

This Baking Looks So Good You Can Almost Taste It

holiday cookie cutters

Holiday Cookie Cutters

delicious plate of pepperoni pizza

Delicious Plate Of Pepperoni Pizza

coal barbeque cooking hamburgers

Coal Barbeque Cooking Hamburgers

fresh baked bread with oats on rustic table

Fresh Baked Bread With Oats On Rustic Table

finger food and drinks on dark wood

Finger Food And Drinks On Dark Wood

happy sprinkles!

Happy Sprinkles!

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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.