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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celebration cake on pink surface

Celebration Cake On Pink Surface


grilled japanese food

Grilled Japanese Food


taco shells with black beans and fried chicken

Taco Shells With Black Beans And Fried Chicken


korean bbq and restaurant dining

Korean Bbq And Restaurant Dining


fine food dining in style

Fine Food Dining In Style


ramen bowl with sides

Ramen Bowl With Sides


breakfast sandwich in hand

Breakfast Sandwich In Hand


grilled seafood platter

Grilled Seafood Platter


its pasta night

Its Pasta Night


rainbow measuring cups

Rainbow Measuring Cups


gourmet donuts sweet treats

Gourmet Donuts Sweet Treats


star anise and cinnamon sticks

Star Anise And Cinnamon Sticks


pie baking in oven

Pie Baking In Oven


autumn baking fun

Autumn Baking Fun


savory crepe with salad

Savory Crepe With Salad


flat lay of baked bread with apples and oats

Flat Lay Of Baked Bread With Apples And Oats


moroccan dining tagine and flatbreads

Moroccan Dining Tagine And Flatbreads


a cheese board accompanied by drinks

Charcuterie Board Accompanied By Drinks


fresh baked bread with oats on rustic table

Fresh Baked Bread With Oats On Rustic Table


hands holds tongs going in for a bite

Hands Holds Tongs Going In For A Bite


a row of hot red peppers

A Row Of Hot Red Peppers


painted nails and baking

Painted Nails And Baking


noodles with salmon and egg

Noodles With Salmon And Egg


chocolate brownie in tray

Chocolate Brownie In Tray


carrot gradient with greens

Carrot Gradient With Greens


plate of macarons on a wicker tray

Plate Of Macarons On A Wicker Tray


assorted pastries

Assorted Pastries


family restaurant meals on table

Family Restaurant Meals On Table


herby line-up

Herby Line-up


flax seeds in wooden spoon

Flax Seeds In Wooden Spoon


fruit and veggies angle view

Fruit And Veggies Angle View


oysters on the half shell

Oysters On The Half Shell


a flatlay of the breakfast table

A Flatlay Of The Breakfast Table


bagels on wire rack

Bagels On Wire Rack


italian meatballs with toast

Italian Meatballs With Toast


knife and half a bell pepper

Knife And Half A Bell Pepper


chocolate holiday treat with milk

Chocolate Holiday Treat With Milk


finger food and drinks on dark wood

Finger Food And Drinks On Dark Wood


yellow purple and cream macarons

Yellow Purple And Cream Macarons


egg on burlap close up

Egg On Burlap Close Up


plates being prepared for service in a restaurant kitchen

Plates Being Prepared For Service In A Restaurant Kitchen


child makes cookies

Child Makes Cookies


yellow purple pink and cream macarons

Yellow Purple Pink And Cream Macarons


vegetables on wood surface flatlay

Vegetables On Wood Surface Flatlay


a woman with a bowl of tomatoes and peppers

A Woman With A Bowl Of Tomatoes And Peppers


fruit topped pancakes to start the day

Fruit Topped Pancakes To Start The Day


bbq chicken wrap

Bbq Chicken Wrap


holding up a cupcake in gloves and mask

Holding Up A Cupcake In Gloves And Mask


close up of fresh bread

Close Up Of Fresh Bread


pepper and chilli flakes

Pepper And Chilli Flakes


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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.