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!

dark chocolate with sea salt

Dark Chocolate With Sea Salt

bbq fried chicken and fish

Bbq Fried Chicken And Fish

japanese food in restaurant

Japanese Food In Restaurant

garlic thyme!

Garlic Thyme!

bagels for breakfast

Bagels For Breakfast

saucy honey garlic wings

Saucy Honey Garlic Wings

serving soup

Serving Soup

fresh tomatoes with drops of water

Fresh Tomatoes With Drops Of Water

apron on, kitchen ready

Apron On, Kitchen Ready

young woman snaps photo of food

Young Woman Snaps Photo Of Food

a tupperware lunch box separates salad ingredients

A Tupperware Lunch Box Separates Salad Ingredients

pasta cooking kitchen prep

Pasta Cooking Kitchen Prep

bright pink donuts with sprinkles

Bright Pink Donuts With Sprinkles

autumn baking for halloween muffins

Autumn Baking For Halloween Muffins

pancakes made better with syrup

Pancakes Made Better With Syrup

food garnished with greens

Food Garnished WIth Greens

holiday chocolate treat

Holiday Chocolate Treat

gourmet pizza on pan

Gourmet Pizza On Pan

bunch of colorful silicone kitchen tools

Bunch Of Colorful Silicone Kitchen Tools

fresh herb flatlay

Fresh Herb Flatlay

classic bbq dining

Classic Bbq Dining

french fries phone photography

French Fries Phone Photography

a platter of meats and cheeses fit for royalty

A Platter Of Meats And Cheeses Fit For Royalty

baking powder in kitchen

Baking Powder In Kitchen

pastel macaron pyramid on pink portrait

Pastel Macaron Pyramid On Pink Portrait

tex mex pizza on cutting board

Tex Mex Pizza On Cutting Board

recipe box

recipe box

candles on an illuminated chocolate cake

Candles On An Illuminated Chocolate Cake

brownie with candy cane and milk

Brownie With Candy Cane And Milk

fresh eggs being separated into white bowl with whisk

Fresh Eggs Being Separated Into White Bowl With Whisk

macaron heart black background

Macaron Heart Black Background

peppers and other vegetables flatlay

Peppers And Other Vegetables Flatlay

cracked egg resting in well of flour on black counter

Cracked Egg Resting In Well Of Flour On Black Counter

delux pizza slices being served

Delux Pizza Slices Being Served

hands cradle fresh sourdough bread

Hands Cradle Fresh Sourdough Bread

milk and brownies

Milk And Brownies

green and red chilies

Green And Red Chilies

close up of a cupcake held with gloves

Close Up Of A Cupcake Held With Gloves

cracking egg for baking

Cracking Egg For Baking

fruit and veggie cirlces angle view

Fruit And Veggie Cirlces Angle View

kosher salt with thyme

Kosher Salt With Thyme

fresh and crisp biscotti

Fresh And Crisp Biscotti

a hot bowl of soup on a table top

A Hot Bowl Of Soup On A Table Top

fry basket with frites and chicken

Fry Basket With Frites And Chicken

grilled japanese food

Grilled Japanese Food

celebration cake on pink surface

Celebration Cake On Pink Surface

pakora sandwich indian food

Pakora Sandwich Indian Food

rainbow measuring cups

Rainbow Measuring Cups

a cheese and fruit board with cocktails

A Cheese And Fruit Board With Cocktails

ramen bowl with sides

Ramen Bowl With Sides

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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.