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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pepper and chilli flakes

Pepper And Chilli Flakes


classic german foods in restaurant

Classic German Foods In Restaurant


extra chocolate chocolate cake

Extra Chocolate Chocolate Cake


delicious plate of pepperoni pizza

Delicious Plate Of Pepperoni Pizza


pink on pink macarons

Pink On Pink Macarons


carrot gradient flatlay

Carrot Gradient Flatlay


some beautifully packaged macarons

Some Beautifully Packaged Macarons


spanish market mixings

Spanish Market Mixings


a tower of macarons in a teapot

A Tower Of Macarons In A Teapot


sizzling and camping

Sizzling And Camping


ready to work in the kitchen

Ready To Work In The Kitchen


knife slices a zucchini in half

Knife Slices A Zucchini In Half


chestnuts bunched together in a cloth

Chestnuts Bunched Together In A Cloth


eggs up

Eggs Up


a dark and moody macaron pyramid

A Dark And Moody Macaron Pyramid


freshly baked bread in hands

Freshly Baked Bread In Hands


pink teacup filled with macarons

Pink Teacup Filled WIth Macarons


fall leaf cookies in the kitchen

Fall Leaf Cookies In The Kitchen


close up of chestnut flatlay

Close Up Of Chestnut Flatlay


fried comfort food fish and chips

Fried Comfort Food Fish And Chips


stack of pink macarons on pink right side

Stack Of Pink Macarons On Pink Right Side


preparing food with gloves

Preparing Food With Gloves


cooking on gas

Cooking On Gas


piece of grilled salmon

Piece of Grilled Salmon


piece of salmon on the grill

Piece Of Salmon On The Grill


an abundance of food choices

An Abundance Of Food Choices


candy cane brownie close up

Candy Cane Brownie Close Up


hot plate cooking

Hot Plate Cooking


fresh bagels

Fresh Bagels


japanese kitchen knife and tomatos

Japanese Kitchen Knife And Tomatos


macarons with blurred lights

Macarons With Blurred Lights


turn the sausages

Turn The Sausages


poutine fries gravy cheese

Poutine Fries Gravy Cheese


bowl of soup and rustic crusty bread

Bowl Of Soup And Rustic Crusty Bread


kids decorate cookies

Kids Decorate Cookies


cut vegetables over wood surface

Cut Vegetables Over Wood Surface


a stream of milk pours into triangle-shaped measuring glass

A Stream Of Milk Pours Into Triangle-shaped Measuring Glass


close up of warm dinner setting

Close Up Of Warm Dinner Setting


appetizer rib bites

Appetizer Rib Bites


colorful ingredients flat lay

Colorful Ingredients Flat Lay


pink and red cupcakes on a white background

Pink And Red Cupcakes On A White Background


flax seeds ready for baking

Flax Seeds Ready For Baking


candles lit on chocolate cake

Candles Lit On Chocolate Cake


children decorate cookies

Children Decorate Cookies


kids hands doing fun kitchen baking

Kids Hands Doing Fun Kitchen Baking


wooden mortar and pestle

Wooden Mortar And Pestle


gourmet pasta in white bowl

Gourmet Pasta In White Bowl


rosemary on slate

Rosemary On Slate


sizzle and sparkes

Sizzle And Sparkes


gold and marbled wedding cake

Gold And Marbled Wedding Cake


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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.