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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spinache quiche

Spinach Quiche


seafood feast at restaurant

Seafood Feast At Restaurant


japanese food in restaurant

Japanese Food In Restaurant


dark chocolate with sea salt

Dark Chocolate With Sea Salt


saucy honey garlic wings

Saucy Honey Garlic Wings


candles on an illuminated chocolate cake

Candles On An Illuminated Chocolate Cake


bbq fried chicken and fish

Bbq Fried Chicken And Fish


a tupperware lunch box separates salad ingredients

A Tupperware Lunch Box Separates Salad Ingredients


fresh tomatoes with drops of water

Fresh Tomatoes With Drops Of Water


apron on, kitchen ready

Apron On, Kitchen Ready


serving soup

Serving Soup


bagels for breakfast

Bagels For Breakfast


autumn baking for halloween muffins

Autumn Baking For Halloween Muffins


young woman snaps photo of food

Young Woman Snaps Photo Of Food


pasta cooking kitchen prep

Pasta Cooking Kitchen Prep


fresh herb flatlay

Fresh Herb Flatlay


pancakes made better with syrup

Pancakes Made Better With Syrup


bright pink donuts with sprinkles

Bright Pink Donuts With Sprinkles


bunch of colorful silicone kitchen tools

Bunch Of Colorful Silicone Kitchen Tools


tex mex pizza on cutting board

Tex Mex Pizza On Cutting Board


a hot bowl of soup on a table top

A Hot Bowl Of Soup On A Table Top


a platter of meats and cheeses fit for royalty

A Platter Of Meats And Cheeses Fit For Royalty


pastel macaron pyramid on pink portrait

Pastel Macaron Pyramid On Pink Portrait


classic bbq dining

Classic Bbq Dining


cracked egg resting in well of flour on black counter

Cracked Egg Resting In Well Of Flour On Black Counter


gourmet pizza on pan

Gourmet Pizza On Pan


hands cradle fresh sourdough bread

Hands Cradle Fresh Sourdough Bread


baking powder in kitchen

Baking Powder In Kitchen


waffles with cream and jam

Waffles With Cream And Jam


person holds a sharp knife over large cut of meat

Person Holds A Sharp Knife Over Large Cut Of Meat


holiday chocolate treat

Holiday Chocolate Treat


fresh eggs being separated into white bowl with whisk

Fresh Eggs Being Separated Into White Bowl With Whisk


close up of a cupcake held with gloves

Close Up Of A Cupcake Held With Gloves


french fries phone photography

French Fries Phone Photography


macaron heart black background

Macaron Heart Black Background


delux pizza slices being served

Delux Pizza Slices Being Served


brownie with candy cane and milk

Brownie With Candy Cane And Milk


recipe box

recipe box


peppers and other vegetables flatlay

Peppers And Other Vegetables Flatlay


cookies cooling

Cookies Cooling


fresh and crisp biscotti

Fresh And Crisp Biscotti


extra chocolate cake

Extra Chocolate Cake


green and red chilies

Green And Red Chilies


fruit and veggie cirlces angle view

Fruit And Veggie Cirlces Angle View


kosher salt with thyme

Kosher Salt With Thyme


pakora sandwich indian food

Pakora Sandwich Indian Food


fry basket with frites and chicken

Fry Basket With Frites And Chicken


a cheese and fruit board with cocktails

A Cheese And Fruit Board With Cocktails


celebration cake on pink surface

Celebration Cake On Pink Surface


cracking egg for baking

Cracking Egg For Baking


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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.