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!

breakfast never looked so tasty

Breakfast Never Looked So Tasty


mom making pie

Mom Making Pie


holiday cookie cutters

Holiday Cookie Cutters


top view of chocolate cake with raspberry coulis

Top View Of Chocolate Cake With Raspberry Coulis


freshly baked lemon cake with powdered sugar

Freshly Baked Lemon Cake With Powdered Sugar


ramen noodles kitchen and cooking

Ramen Noodles Kitchen And Cooking


vegan pasta with veggie ground round and fresh veg

Vegan Pasta With Veggie Ground Round And Fresh Veg


fresh salad ingredients in kitchen

Fresh Salad Ingredients In Kitchen


coffee cake plated with flowers

Coffee Cake Plated With Flowers


making pancakes

Making Pancakes


ground beef burger patties raw

Ground Beef Burger Patties Raw


scooping soup on stove

Scooping Soup On Stove


kitchen whisk tool in hand

Kitchen Whisk Tool In Hand


pepperoni pizza in box

Pepperoni Pizza In Box


slicing tomato

Slicing Tomato


shellfish pasta pizza and italian food

Shellfish Pasta Pizza And Italian Food


salt and pepper in teaspoons

Salt And Pepper In Teaspoons


cooked shrimp dressed with lemon juice in china bowls

Cooked Shrimp Dressed With Lemon Juice In China Bowls


pad thai

Pad Thai


butter chicken indian dining

Butter Chicken Indian Dining


stack of pink macarons on pink

Stack Of Pink Macarons On Pink


fried chick snack bites

Fried Chick Snack Bites


veggies on a wooden cutting board ready to be grilled

Veggies On A Wooden Cutting Board Ready To Be Grilled


red pepper and carrots flatlay

Red Pepper And Carrots Flatlay


spinache quiche

Spinache Quiche


turkey going in oven

Turkey Going In Oven


fresh asparagus with water drops

Fresh Asparagus With Water Drops


walnuts on white

Walnuts On White


mini pumpkin pies thanksgiving

Mini Pumpkin Pies Thanksgiving


green veggies on cutting board

Green Veggies On Cutting Board


japanese dining in restaurant

Japanese Dining In Restaurant


wonton appetizer

Wonton Appetizer


artisanal market cheese

Artisanal Market Cheese


greek dinner in restaurant

Greek Dinner In Restaurant


pub food spread

Pub Food Spread


this baking looks so good you can almost taste it

This Baking Looks So Good You Can Almost Taste It


bagels for breakfast

Bagels For Breakfast


serving soup

Serving Soup


asian cuisine rice shrimp seafood beef

Asian Cuisine Rice Shrimp Seafood Beef


close up of chocolate cake

Close Up Of Chocolate Cake


a cocktail with a touch of class

A Cocktail With A Touch Of Class


classic pizza with peppers and parmesian

Classic Pizza With Peppers And Parmesian


seafood feast at restaurant

Seafood Feast At Restaurant


vietnamese food and pho

Vietnamese Food And Pho


bright pink donuts with sprinkles

Bright Pink Donuts With Sprinkles


bbq fried chicken and fish

Bbq Fried Chicken And Fish


assorted korean foods in restaurant

Assorted Korean Foods In Restaurant


happy sprinkles!

Happy Sprinkles!


young woman snaps photo of food

Young Woman Snaps Photo Of Food


fresh tomatoes with drops of water

Fresh Tomatoes With Drops Of Water


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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.