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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happy sprinkles!

Happy Sprinkles!

classic pizza with peppers and parmesian

Classic Pizza With Peppers And Parmesian

close up of a cupcake held with gloves

Close Up Of A Cupcake Held With Gloves

greek dinner in restaurant

Greek Dinner In Restaurant

asian cuisine rice shrimp seafood beef

Asian Cuisine Rice Shrimp Seafood Beef

its pasta night

Its Pasta Night

knife slices a zucchini in half

Knife Slices A Zucchini In Half

autumn baking for halloween muffins

Autumn Baking For Halloween Muffins

garlic thyme!

Garlic Thyme!

hands holds tongs going in for a bite

Hands Holds Tongs Going In For A Bite

saucy honey garlic wings

Saucy Honey Garlic Wings

seafood feast at restaurant

Seafood Feast At Restaurant

japanese food in restaurant

Japanese Food In Restaurant

bbq fried chicken and fish

Bbq Fried Chicken And Fish

veggies on a wooden cutting board ready to be grilled

Veggies On A Wooden Cutting Board Ready To Be Grilled

pastel macaron pyramid on pink portrait

Pastel Macaron Pyramid On Pink Portrait

pad thai

Pad Thai

hands slice red pepper on wooden cutting board

Hands Slice Red Pepper On Wooden Cutting Board

close up of seasoned chickpeas

Close Up Of Seasoned Chickpeas

apron on, kitchen ready

Apron On, Kitchen Ready

dark chocolate with sea salt

Dark Chocolate With Sea Salt

fresh tomatoes with drops of water

Fresh Tomatoes With Drops Of Water

fresh herb flatlay

Fresh Herb Flatlay

pancakes made better with syrup

Pancakes Made Better With Syrup

spinache quiche

Spinach Quiche

artisanal market cheese

Artisanal Market Cheese

turkey going in oven

Turkey Going In Oven

person holds a sharp knife over large cut of meat

Person Holds A Sharp Knife Over Large Cut Of Meat

a platter of meats and cheeses fit for royalty

A Platter Of Meats And Cheeses Fit For Royalty

tex mex pizza on cutting board

Tex Mex Pizza On Cutting Board

holding up a cupcake in gloves and mask

Holding Up A Cupcake In Gloves And Mask

cracked egg resting in well of flour on black counter

Cracked Egg Resting In Well Of Flour On Black Counter

bagels for breakfast

Bagels For Breakfast

extra chocolate cake

Extra Chocolate Cake

cookies cooling

Cookies Cooling

young woman snaps photo of food

Young Woman Snaps Photo Of Food

pasta cooking kitchen prep

Pasta Cooking Kitchen Prep

gourmet pizza on pan

Gourmet Pizza On Pan

busy hands playing with white dough

Busy Hands Playing With White Dough

star anise and cinnamon sticks

Star Anise And Cinnamon Sticks

fine food dining in style

Fine Food Dining In Style

a decadent cake at outdoor celebration

A Decadent Cake At Outdoor Celebration

classic bbq dining

Classic Bbq Dining

close up of warm dinner setting

Close Up Of Warm Dinner Setting

bunch of colorful silicone kitchen tools

Bunch Of Colorful Silicone Kitchen Tools

pakora sandwich indian food

Pakora Sandwich Indian Food

baking powder in kitchen

Baking Powder In Kitchen

person carries a wooden box full of dough balls

Person Carries A Wooden Box Full Of Dough Balls

two people share a kiss in the kitchen cooking

Two People Share A Kiss In The Kitchen Cooking

delux pizza slices being served

Delux Pizza Slices Being Served

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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.