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.