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!

ready to work in the kitchen

Ready To Work In The Kitchen


holding up a cupcake in gloves and mask

Holding Up A Cupcake In Gloves And Mask


candy cane brownie close up

Candy Cane Brownie Close Up


stack of pink macarons on pink right side

Stack Of Pink Macarons On Pink Right Side


fresh bagels

Fresh Bagels


a dark and moody macaron pyramid

A Dark And Moody Macaron Pyramid


flat lay of baked bread with apples and oats

Flat Lay Of Baked Bread With Apples And Oats


extra chocolate chocolate cake

Extra Chocolate Chocolate Cake


sizzling and camping

Sizzling And Camping


a tower of macarons in a teapot

A Tower Of Macarons In A Teapot


fried comfort food fish and chips

Fried Comfort Food Fish And Chips


eggs up

Eggs Up


some beautifully packaged macarons

Some Beautifully Packaged Macarons


pink teacup filled with macarons

Pink Teacup Filled WIth Macarons


poutine fries gravy cheese

Poutine Fries Gravy Cheese


cut vegetables over wood surface

Cut Vegetables Over Wood Surface


an abundance of food choices

An Abundance Of Food Choices


finger food and drinks on dark wood

Finger Food And Drinks On Dark Wood


hot plate cooking

Hot Plate Cooking


appetizer rib bites

Appetizer Rib Bites


chestnuts bunched together in a cloth

Chestnuts Bunched Together In A Cloth


fall leaf cookies in the kitchen

Fall Leaf Cookies In The Kitchen


flax seeds ready for baking

Flax Seeds Ready For Baking


close up of left side of macaron pyramid

Close Up Of Left Side Of Macaron Pyramid


pink on pink macaron tower

Pink On Pink Macaron Tower


baked clams fine dining

Baked Clams Fine Dining


plate of pastel macarons portrait

Plate Of Pastel Macarons Portrait


fried chicken and waffles

Fried Chicken And Waffles


piece of salmon on the grill

Piece Of Salmon On The Grill


preparing food with gloves

Preparing Food With Gloves


close up of chestnut flatlay

Close Up Of Chestnut Flatlay


cooking on gas

Cooking On Gas


wooden mortar and pestle

Wooden Mortar And Pestle


a stream of milk pours into triangle-shaped measuring glass

A Stream Of Milk Pours Into Triangle-shaped Measuring Glass


kids hands doing fun kitchen baking

Kids Hands Doing Fun Kitchen Baking


plated and sliced apple pie

Plated And Sliced Apple Pie


piece of grilled salmon

Piece of Grilled Salmon


turn the sausages

Turn The Sausages


a top-down view of some classy cocktails

A Top-Down View Of Some Classy Cocktails


sizzle and sparkes

Sizzle And Sparkes


kids decorate cookies

Kids Decorate Cookies


japanese kitchen knife and tomatos

Japanese Kitchen Knife And Tomatos


kid rolling cookie dough

Kid Rolling Cookie Dough


macarons with blurred lights

Macarons With Blurred Lights


colorful ingredients flat lay

Colorful Ingredients Flat Lay


macaron pyramid on the side of photo

Macaron Pyramid On The Side Of Photo


rosemary on slate

Rosemary On Slate


a row of colored macarons in shadows

A Row Of Colored Macarons In Shadows


fresh baked pastry at modern cafe

Fresh Baked Pastry At Modern Cafe


children decorate cookies

Children Decorate Cookies


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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.