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!

family restaurant meals on table

Family Restaurant Meals On Table

pakora sandwich indian food

Pakora Sandwich Indian Food

fry basket with frites and chicken

Fry Basket With Frites And Chicken

assorted pastries

Assorted Pastries

egg on burlap close up

Egg On Burlap Close Up

close up of a cupcake held with gloves

Close Up Of A Cupcake Held With Gloves

noodles with salmon and egg

Noodles With Salmon And Egg

cracked egg resting in well of flour on black counter

Cracked Egg Resting In Well Of Flour On Black Counter

fresh vegetables arranged on chopping board flatlay

Fresh Vegetables Arranged On Chopping Board Flatlay

carrot gradient flatlay

Carrot Gradient Flatlay

yellow purple pink and cream macarons

Yellow Purple Pink And Cream Macarons

flax seeds in wooden spoon

Flax Seeds In Wooden Spoon

grilled seafood platter

Grilled Seafood Platter

a flatlay of the breakfast table

A Flatlay Of The Breakfast Table

italian meatballs with toast

Italian Meatballs With Toast

a cheese board accompanied by drinks

Charcuterie Board Accompanied By Drinks

oysters on the half shell

Oysters On The Half Shell

yellow purple and cream macarons

Yellow Purple And Cream Macarons

chocolate holiday treat with milk

Chocolate Holiday Treat With Milk

chocolate brownie in tray

Chocolate Brownie In Tray

fruit topped pancakes to start the day

Fruit Topped Pancakes To Start The Day

autumn baking fun

Autumn Baking Fun

pink on pink macarons

Pink On Pink Macarons

fresh bagels

Fresh Bagels

classic german foods in restaurant

Classic German Foods In Restaurant

spanish market mixings

Spanish Market Mixings

celebration cake on pink surface

Celebration Cake On Pink Surface

bbq chicken wrap

Bbq Chicken Wrap

a dark and moody macaron pyramid

A Dark And Moody Macaron Pyramid

a woman with a bowl of tomatoes and peppers

A Woman With A Bowl Of Tomatoes And Peppers

pepper and chilli flakes

Pepper And Chilli Flakes

stack of pink macarons on pink right side

Stack Of Pink Macarons On Pink Right Side

fresh herb flatlay

Fresh Herb Flatlay

fried comfort food fish and chips

Fried Comfort Food Fish And Chips

cut vegetables over wood surface

Cut Vegetables Over Wood Surface

herby line-up

Herby Line-up

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

plates being prepared for service in a restaurant kitchen

Plates Being Prepared For Service In A Restaurant Kitchen

candy cane brownie close up

Candy Cane Brownie Close Up

poutine fries gravy cheese

Poutine Fries Gravy Cheese

ready to work in the kitchen

Ready To Work In The Kitchen

kids hands doing fun kitchen baking

Kids Hands Doing Fun Kitchen Baking

bread loaf on a wooden cutting board

Bread Loaf On A Wooden Cutting Board

flax seeds ready for baking

Flax Seeds Ready For Baking

appetizer rib bites

Appetizer Rib Bites

a row of colored macarons in shadows

A Row Of Colored Macarons In Shadows

hot plate cooking

Hot Plate Cooking

kid rolling cookie dough

Kid Rolling Cookie Dough

baked clams fine dining

Baked Clams Fine Dining

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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.