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 sandwich in hand

Breakfast Sandwich In Hand


pie baking in oven

Pie Baking In Oven


cookies cooling

Cookies Cooling


korean bbq and restaurant dining

Korean Bbq And Restaurant Dining


taco shells with black beans and fried chicken

Taco Shells With Black Beans And Fried Chicken


gourmet donuts sweet treats

Gourmet Donuts Sweet Treats


grilled seafood platter

Grilled Seafood Platter


savory crepe with salad

Savory Crepe With Salad


extra chocolate cake

Extra Chocolate Cake


moroccan dining tagine and flatbreads

Moroccan Dining Tagine And Flatbreads


painted nails and baking

Painted Nails And Baking


a row of hot red peppers

A Row Of Hot Red Peppers


chocolate brownie in tray

Chocolate Brownie In Tray


noodles with salmon and egg

Noodles With Salmon And Egg


a cheese board accompanied by drinks

Charcuterie Board Accompanied By Drinks


star anise and cinnamon sticks

Star Anise And Cinnamon Sticks


bagels on wire rack

Bagels On Wire Rack


family restaurant meals on table

Family Restaurant Meals On Table


carrot gradient with greens

Carrot Gradient With Greens


autumn baking fun

Autumn Baking Fun


assorted pastries

Assorted Pastries


flax seeds in wooden spoon

Flax Seeds In Wooden Spoon


a flatlay of the breakfast table

A Flatlay Of The Breakfast Table


fruit and veggies angle view

Fruit And Veggies Angle View


chocolate holiday treat with milk

Chocolate Holiday Treat With Milk


herby line-up

Herby Line-up


egg on burlap close up

Egg On Burlap Close Up


oysters on the half shell

Oysters On The Half Shell


italian meatballs with toast

Italian Meatballs With Toast


its pasta night

Its Pasta Night


yellow purple and cream macarons

Yellow Purple And Cream Macarons


plate of macarons on a wicker tray

Plate Of Macarons On A Wicker Tray


yellow purple pink and cream macarons

Yellow Purple Pink And Cream Macarons


knife and half a bell pepper

Knife And Half A Bell Pepper


waffles with cream and jam

Waffles With Cream And Jam


vegetables on wood surface flatlay

Vegetables On Wood Surface Flatlay


bbq chicken wrap

Bbq Chicken Wrap


child makes cookies

Child Makes Cookies


carrot gradient flatlay

Carrot Gradient Flatlay


fruit topped pancakes to start the day

Fruit Topped Pancakes To Start The Day


pink on pink macarons

Pink On Pink Macarons


a woman with a bowl of tomatoes and peppers

A Woman With A Bowl Of Tomatoes And Peppers


fine food dining in style

Fine Food Dining In Style


hands holds tongs going in for a bite

Hands Holds Tongs Going In For A Bite


classic german foods in restaurant

Classic German Foods In Restaurant


plates being prepared for service in a restaurant kitchen

Plates Being Prepared For Service In A Restaurant Kitchen


spanish market mixings

Spanish Market Mixings


pepper and chilli flakes

Pepper And Chilli Flakes


close up of fresh bread

Close Up Of Fresh Bread


ready to work in the kitchen

Ready To Work In The Kitchen


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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.