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!

savory crepe with salad

Savory Crepe With Salad


grilled seafood platter

Grilled Seafood Platter


a row of hot red peppers

A Row Of Hot Red Peppers


close up of a cupcake held with gloves

Close Up Of A Cupcake Held With Gloves


carrot gradient with greens

Carrot Gradient With Greens


moroccan dining tagine and flatbreads

Moroccan Dining Tagine And Flatbreads


family restaurant meals on table

Family Restaurant Meals On Table


assorted pastries

Assorted Pastries


painted nails and baking

Painted Nails And Baking


noodles with salmon and egg

Noodles With Salmon And Egg


egg on burlap close up

Egg On Burlap Close Up


vegetables on wood surface flatlay

Vegetables On Wood Surface Flatlay


flax seeds in wooden spoon

Flax Seeds In Wooden Spoon


fruit and veggies angle view

Fruit And Veggies Angle View


a cheese board accompanied by drinks

Charcuterie Board Accompanied By Drinks


a flatlay of the breakfast table

A Flatlay Of The Breakfast Table


italian meatballs with toast

Italian Meatballs With Toast


oysters on the half shell

Oysters On The Half Shell


yellow purple pink and cream macarons

Yellow Purple Pink And Cream Macarons


autumn baking fun

Autumn Baking Fun


carrot gradient flatlay

Carrot Gradient Flatlay


yellow purple and cream macarons

Yellow Purple And Cream Macarons


food garnished with greens

Food Garnished WIth Greens


fruit topped pancakes to start the day

Fruit Topped Pancakes To Start The Day


cookies cooling

Cookies Cooling


chocolate brownie in tray

Chocolate Brownie In Tray


chocolate holiday treat with milk

Chocolate Holiday Treat With Milk


bbq chicken wrap

Bbq Chicken Wrap


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


classic german foods in restaurant

Classic German Foods In Restaurant


spanish market mixings

Spanish Market Mixings


extra chocolate cake

Extra Chocolate Cake


candles on an illuminated chocolate cake

Candles On An Illuminated Chocolate Cake


herby line-up

Herby Line-up


its pasta night

Its Pasta Night


pepper and chilli flakes

Pepper And Chilli Flakes


fresh bagels

Fresh Bagels


a dark and moody macaron pyramid

A Dark And Moody Macaron Pyramid


stack of pink macarons on pink right side

Stack Of Pink Macarons On Pink Right Side


child makes cookies

Child Makes Cookies


plates being prepared for service in a restaurant kitchen

Plates Being Prepared For Service In A Restaurant Kitchen


ready to work in the kitchen

Ready To Work In The Kitchen


cut vegetables over wood surface

Cut Vegetables Over Wood Surface


fried comfort food fish and chips

Fried Comfort Food Fish And Chips


poutine fries gravy cheese

Poutine Fries Gravy Cheese


pink on pink macaron tower

Pink On Pink Macaron Tower


plate of macarons on a wicker tray

Plate Of Macarons On A Wicker Tray


close up of left side of macaron pyramid

Close Up Of Left Side Of Macaron Pyramid


star anise and cinnamon sticks

Star Anise And Cinnamon Sticks


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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.