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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close up of fresh bread

Close Up Of Fresh Bread

fruit topped pancakes to start the day

Fruit Topped Pancakes To Start The Day

knife slices a zucchini in half

Knife Slices A Zucchini In Half

classic german foods in restaurant

Classic German Foods In Restaurant

some beautifully packaged macarons

Some Beautifully Packaged Macarons

extra chocolate chocolate cake

Extra Chocolate Chocolate Cake

pink on pink macarons

Pink On Pink Macarons

carrot gradient flatlay

Carrot Gradient Flatlay

sizzling and camping

Sizzling And Camping

a tower of macarons in a teapot

A Tower Of Macarons In A Teapot

freshly baked bread in hands

Freshly Baked Bread In Hands

spanish market mixings

Spanish Market Mixings

ready to work in the kitchen

Ready To Work In The Kitchen

chestnuts bunched together in a cloth

Chestnuts Bunched Together In A Cloth

a dark and moody macaron pyramid

A Dark And Moody Macaron Pyramid

fall leaf cookies in the kitchen

Fall Leaf Cookies In The Kitchen

eggs up

Eggs Up

cooking on gas

Cooking On Gas

close up of chestnut flatlay

Close Up Of Chestnut Flatlay

preparing food with gloves

Preparing Food With Gloves

macarons with blurred lights

Macarons With Blurred Lights

pink teacup filled with macarons

Pink Teacup Filled WIth Macarons

gourmet pasta in white bowl

Gourmet Pasta In White Bowl

piece of salmon on the grill

Piece Of Salmon On The Grill

an abundance of food choices

An Abundance Of Food Choices

piece of grilled salmon

Piece of Grilled Salmon

japanese kitchen knife and tomatos

Japanese Kitchen Knife And Tomatos

fried comfort food fish and chips

Fried Comfort Food Fish And Chips

turn the sausages

Turn The Sausages

two people share a kiss in the kitchen cooking

Two People Share A Kiss In The Kitchen Cooking

close up of warm dinner setting

Close Up Of Warm Dinner Setting

bowl of soup and rustic crusty bread

Bowl Of Soup And Rustic Crusty Bread

pink and red cupcakes on a white background

Pink And Red Cupcakes On A White Background

hot plate cooking

Hot Plate Cooking

stack of pink macarons on pink right side

Stack Of Pink Macarons On Pink Right Side

poutine fries gravy cheese

Poutine Fries Gravy Cheese

kids decorate cookies

Kids Decorate Cookies

candy cane brownie close up

Candy Cane Brownie Close Up

children decorate cookies

Children Decorate Cookies

gold and marbled wedding cake

Gold And Marbled Wedding Cake

colorful ingredients flat lay

Colorful Ingredients Flat Lay

fresh bagels

Fresh Bagels

candles lit on chocolate cake

Candles Lit On Chocolate Cake

colorful coffee and breakfast treat

Colorful Coffee And Breakfast Treat

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

rosemary on slate

Rosemary On Slate

kids hands doing fun kitchen baking

Kids Hands Doing Fun Kitchen Baking

close up of seasoned chickpeas

Close Up Of Seasoned Chickpeas

sizzle and sparkes

Sizzle And Sparkes

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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.