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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pink and red cupcakes on a white background

Pink And Red Cupcakes On A White Background


bagels on wire rack

Bagels On Wire Rack


vegetables on wood surface flatlay

Vegetables On Wood Surface Flatlay


freshly baked bread in hands

Freshly Baked Bread In Hands


bbq chicken wrap

Bbq Chicken Wrap


extra chocolate chocolate cake

Extra Chocolate Chocolate Cake


some beautifully packaged macarons

Some Beautifully Packaged Macarons


a woman with a bowl of tomatoes and peppers

A Woman With A Bowl Of Tomatoes And Peppers


chestnuts bunched together in a cloth

Chestnuts Bunched Together In A Cloth


classic german foods in restaurant

Classic German Foods In Restaurant


close up of chestnut flatlay

Close Up Of Chestnut Flatlay


close up of fresh bread

Close Up Of Fresh Bread


bowl of soup and rustic crusty bread

Bowl Of Soup And Rustic Crusty Bread


egg on burlap close up

Egg On Burlap Close Up


fruit topped pancakes to start the day

Fruit Topped Pancakes To Start The Day


pepper and chilli flakes

Pepper And Chilli Flakes


chocolate holiday treat with milk

Chocolate Holiday Treat With Milk


yellow purple pink and cream macarons

Yellow Purple Pink And Cream Macarons


busy hands playing with white dough

Busy Hands Playing With White Dough


sizzling and camping

Sizzling And Camping


pink on pink macarons

Pink On Pink Macarons


carrot gradient flatlay

Carrot Gradient Flatlay


fall leaf cookies in the kitchen

Fall Leaf Cookies In The Kitchen


cupcakes with red icing and small confetti hearts

Cupcakes With Red Icing And Small Confetti Hearts


cooking on gas

Cooking On Gas


piece of salmon on the grill

Piece Of Salmon On The Grill


turn the sausages

Turn The Sausages


colorful coffee and breakfast treat

Colorful Coffee And Breakfast Treat


preparing food with gloves

Preparing Food With Gloves


a tower of macarons in a teapot

A Tower Of Macarons In A Teapot


macarons with blurred lights

Macarons With Blurred Lights


a dark and moody macaron pyramid

A Dark And Moody Macaron Pyramid


spanish market mixings

Spanish Market Mixings


chestnuts lined up in a flatlay

Chestnuts Lined Up In A Flatlay


eggs up

Eggs Up


gold and marbled wedding cake

Gold And Marbled Wedding Cake


person carries a wooden box full of dough balls

Person Carries A Wooden Box Full Of Dough Balls


cupcakes in rows against a red background

Cupcakes In Rows Against A Red Background


ready to work in the kitchen

Ready To Work In The Kitchen


fried comfort food fish and chips

Fried Comfort Food Fish And Chips


piece of grilled salmon

Piece of Grilled Salmon


shop window showing a variety of pastries

Shop Window Showing A Variety Of Pastries


an abundance of food choices

An Abundance Of Food Choices


baker kneading out dough

Baker Kneading Out Dough


pink teacup filled with macarons

Pink Teacup Filled WIth Macarons


kids decorate cookies

Kids Decorate Cookies


poutine fries gravy cheese

Poutine Fries Gravy Cheese


hot plate cooking

Hot Plate Cooking


candles lit on chocolate cake

Candles Lit On Chocolate Cake


colorful ingredients flat lay

Colorful Ingredients Flat Lay


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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.