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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person carries a wooden box full of dough balls

Person Carries A Wooden Box Full Of Dough Balls

hands cradle fresh sourdough bread

Hands Cradle Fresh Sourdough Bread

shop window showing a variety of pastries

Shop Window Showing A Variety Of Pastries

gourmet pasta in white bowl

Gourmet Pasta In White Bowl

a hot bowl of soup on a table top

A Hot Bowl Of Soup On A Table Top

kosher salt with thyme

Kosher Salt With Thyme

fresh eggs being separated into white bowl with whisk

Fresh Eggs Being Separated Into White Bowl With Whisk

pink and red cupcakes on a white background

Pink And Red Cupcakes On A White Background

a cheese and fruit board with cocktails

A Cheese And Fruit Board With Cocktails

holiday chocolate treat

Holiday Chocolate Treat

fresh and crisp biscotti

Fresh And Crisp Biscotti

green and red chilies

Green And Red Chilies

japanese kitchen knife and tomatos

Japanese Kitchen Knife And Tomatos

family restaurant meals on table

Family Restaurant Meals On Table

three ice cream bars hang from clothespins upside down

Three Ice Cream Bars Hang From Clothespins Upside Down

celebration cake on pink surface

Celebration Cake On Pink Surface

fry basket with frites and chicken

Fry Basket With Frites And Chicken

korean bbq and restaurant dining

Korean Bbq And Restaurant Dining

macaron heart black background

Macaron Heart Black Background

french fries phone photography

French Fries Phone Photography

grilled japanese food

Grilled Japanese Food

ramen bowl with sides

Ramen Bowl With Sides

cupcakes with red icing and small confetti hearts

Cupcakes With Red Icing And Small Confetti Hearts

fruit and veggie cirlces angle view

Fruit And Veggie Cirlces Angle View

brownie with candy cane and milk

Brownie With Candy Cane And Milk

recipe box

recipe box

bowl of soup and rustic crusty bread

Bowl Of Soup And Rustic Crusty Bread

autumn baking fun

Autumn Baking Fun

grilled seafood platter

Grilled Seafood Platter

freshly baked bread in hands

Freshly Baked Bread In Hands

breakfast sandwich in hand

Breakfast Sandwich In Hand

peppers and other vegetables flatlay

Peppers And Other Vegetables Flatlay

close up of chestnut flatlay

Close Up Of Chestnut Flatlay

chestnuts bunched together in a cloth

Chestnuts Bunched Together In A Cloth

taco shells with black beans and fried chicken

Taco Shells With Black Beans And Fried Chicken

cracking an egg above fresh dough on marble surface

Cracking An Egg Above Fresh Dough On Marble Surface

savory crepe with salad

Savory Crepe With Salad

moroccan dining tagine and flatbreads

Moroccan Dining Tagine And Flatbreads

cupcakes in rows against a red background

Cupcakes In Rows Against A Red Background

cracking egg for baking

Cracking Egg For Baking

plates being prepared for service in a restaurant kitchen

Plates Being Prepared For Service In A Restaurant Kitchen

minimal blue plate of food and a place setting

Minimal Blue Plate Of Food And A Place Setting

a flatlay of the breakfast table

A Flatlay Of The Breakfast Table

a cheese board accompanied by drinks

Charcuterie Board Accompanied By Drinks

chestnuts lined up in a flatlay

Chestnuts Lined Up In A Flatlay

herby line-up

Herby Line-up

close up blue and pink balls create a heart

Close Up Blue And Pink Balls Create A Heart

gourmet donuts sweet treats

Gourmet Donuts Sweet Treats

milk and brownies

Milk And Brownies

colorful coffee and breakfast treat

Colorful Coffee And Breakfast Treat

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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.