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!

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kosher salt with thyme

Kosher Salt With Thyme


fruit and veggie cirlces angle view

Fruit And Veggie Cirlces Angle View


recipe box

recipe box


celebration cake on pink surface

Celebration Cake On Pink Surface


a cheese and fruit board with cocktails

A Cheese And Fruit Board With Cocktails


peppers and other vegetables flatlay

Peppers And Other Vegetables Flatlay


fry basket with frites and chicken

Fry Basket With Frites And Chicken


grilled japanese food

Grilled Japanese Food


knife slices a zucchini in half

Knife Slices A Zucchini In Half


star anise and cinnamon sticks

Star Anise And Cinnamon Sticks


autumn baking fun

Autumn Baking Fun


korean bbq and restaurant dining

Korean Bbq And Restaurant Dining


ramen bowl with sides

Ramen Bowl With Sides


cracking egg for baking

Cracking Egg For Baking


grilled seafood platter

Grilled Seafood Platter


milk and brownies

Milk And Brownies


taco shells with black beans and fried chicken

Taco Shells With Black Beans And Fried Chicken


family restaurant meals on table

Family Restaurant Meals On Table


breakfast sandwich in hand

Breakfast Sandwich In Hand


holding up a cupcake in gloves and mask

Holding Up A Cupcake In Gloves And Mask


gourmet donuts sweet treats

Gourmet Donuts Sweet Treats


savory crepe with salad

Savory Crepe With Salad


moroccan dining tagine and flatbreads

Moroccan Dining Tagine And Flatbreads


pie baking in oven

Pie Baking In Oven


herby line-up

Herby Line-up


plates being prepared for service in a restaurant kitchen

Plates Being Prepared For Service In A Restaurant Kitchen


rainbow measuring cups

Rainbow Measuring Cups


a cheese board accompanied by drinks

Charcuterie Board Accompanied By Drinks


fruit and veggies angle view

Fruit And Veggies Angle View


a flatlay of the breakfast table

A Flatlay Of The Breakfast Table


oysters on the half shell

Oysters On The Half Shell


assorted pastries

Assorted Pastries


noodles with salmon and egg

Noodles With Salmon And Egg


chocolate brownie in tray

Chocolate Brownie In Tray


italian meatballs with toast

Italian Meatballs With Toast


painted nails and baking

Painted Nails And Baking


two people share a kiss in the kitchen cooking

Two People Share A Kiss In The Kitchen Cooking


a row of hot red peppers

A Row Of Hot Red Peppers


knife and half a bell pepper

Knife And Half A Bell Pepper


carrot gradient with greens

Carrot Gradient With Greens


flax seeds in wooden spoon

Flax Seeds In Wooden Spoon


plate of macarons on a wicker tray

Plate Of Macarons On A Wicker Tray


close up of seasoned chickpeas

Close Up Of Seasoned Chickpeas


child makes cookies

Child Makes Cookies


yellow purple and cream macarons

Yellow Purple And Cream Macarons


gourmet pasta in white bowl

Gourmet Pasta In White Bowl


vegetables on wood surface flatlay

Vegetables On Wood Surface Flatlay


bagels on wire rack

Bagels On Wire Rack


close up of warm dinner setting

Close Up Of Warm Dinner Setting


bbq chicken wrap

Bbq Chicken Wrap


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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.