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!

flax seeds in wooden spoon

Flax Seeds In Wooden Spoon


family restaurant meals on table

Family Restaurant Meals On Table


autumn baking fun

Autumn Baking Fun


a dark and moody macaron pyramid

A Dark And Moody Macaron Pyramid


green and red chilies

Green And Red Chilies


grilled seafood platter

Grilled Seafood Platter


dark chocolate with sea salt

Dark Chocolate With Sea Salt


pakora sandwich indian food

Pakora Sandwich Indian Food


pink on pink macarons

Pink On Pink Macarons


italian meatballs with toast

Italian Meatballs With Toast


a tupperware lunch box separates salad ingredients

A Tupperware Lunch Box Separates Salad Ingredients


fry basket with frites and chicken

Fry Basket With Frites And Chicken


candy cane brownie close up

Candy Cane Brownie Close Up


a cheese board accompanied by drinks

Charcuterie Board Accompanied By Drinks


yellow purple and cream macarons

Yellow Purple And Cream Macarons


spanish market mixings

Spanish Market Mixings


classic german foods in restaurant

Classic German Foods In Restaurant


a flatlay of the breakfast table

A Flatlay Of The Breakfast Table


pepper and chilli flakes

Pepper And Chilli Flakes


stack of pink macarons on pink right side

Stack Of Pink Macarons On Pink Right Side


cut vegetables over wood surface

Cut Vegetables Over Wood Surface


fruit topped pancakes to start the day

Fruit Topped Pancakes To Start The Day


bbq chicken wrap

Bbq Chicken Wrap


poutine fries gravy cheese

Poutine Fries Gravy Cheese


a row of colored macarons in shadows

A Row Of Colored Macarons In Shadows


pink on pink macaron tower

Pink On Pink Macaron Tower


close up of left side of macaron pyramid

Close Up Of Left Side Of Macaron Pyramid


kid rolling cookie dough

Kid Rolling Cookie Dough


fried comfort food fish and chips

Fried Comfort Food Fish And Chips


toasted marshmallow on gourmet donuts

Toasted Marshmallow On Gourmet Donuts


kids hands doing fun kitchen baking

Kids Hands Doing Fun Kitchen Baking


apron on, kitchen ready

Apron On, Kitchen Ready


macaron pyramid on the side of photo

Macaron Pyramid On The Side Of Photo


a woman with a bowl of tomatoes and peppers

A Woman With A Bowl Of Tomatoes And Peppers


close up of chestnut flatlay

Close Up Of Chestnut Flatlay


plated and sliced apple pie

Plated And Sliced Apple Pie


fall leaf cookies in the kitchen

Fall Leaf Cookies In The Kitchen


chestnuts lined up in a flatlay

Chestnuts Lined Up In A Flatlay


a top-down view of some classy cocktails

A Top-Down View Of Some Classy Cocktails


flax seeds ready for baking

Flax Seeds Ready For Baking


baked clams fine dining

Baked Clams Fine Dining


appetizer rib bites

Appetizer Rib Bites


fried chicken and waffles

Fried Chicken And Waffles


chestnuts bunched together in a cloth

Chestnuts Bunched Together In A Cloth


row of macarons with reflection

Row Of Macarons With Reflection


three pastel macarons

Three Pastel Macarons


fresh baked pastry at modern cafe

Fresh Baked Pastry At Modern Cafe


plate of pastel macarons portrait

Plate Of Pastel Macarons Portrait


childs hand making cookies

Childs Hand Making Cookies


moody macaron pyramid

Moody Macaron Pyramid


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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.