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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a row of hot red peppers

A Row Of Hot Red Peppers


child makes cookies

Child Makes Cookies


extra chocolate chocolate cake

Extra Chocolate Chocolate Cake


chocolate brownie in tray

Chocolate Brownie In Tray


knife and half a bell pepper

Knife And Half A Bell Pepper


shop window showing a variety of pastries

Shop Window Showing A Variety Of Pastries


carrot gradient with greens

Carrot Gradient With Greens


plate of macarons on a wicker tray

Plate Of Macarons On A Wicker Tray


flax seeds in wooden spoon

Flax Seeds In Wooden Spoon


yellow purple and cream macarons

Yellow Purple And Cream Macarons


colorful coffee and breakfast treat

Colorful Coffee And Breakfast Treat


some beautifully packaged macarons

Some Beautifully Packaged Macarons


bbq chicken wrap

Bbq Chicken Wrap


classic german foods in restaurant

Classic German Foods In Restaurant


bagels on wire rack

Bagels On Wire Rack


a woman with a bowl of tomatoes and peppers

A Woman With A Bowl Of Tomatoes And Peppers


vegetables on wood surface flatlay

Vegetables On Wood Surface Flatlay


fall leaf cookies in the kitchen

Fall Leaf Cookies In The Kitchen


cupcakes in rows against a red background

Cupcakes In Rows Against A Red Background


chestnuts lined up in a flatlay

Chestnuts Lined Up In A Flatlay


close up of fresh bread

Close Up Of Fresh Bread


fruit topped pancakes to start the day

Fruit Topped Pancakes To Start The Day


three ice cream bars hang from clothespins upside down

Three Ice Cream Bars Hang From Clothespins Upside Down


pepper and chilli flakes

Pepper And Chilli Flakes


egg on burlap close up

Egg On Burlap Close Up


preparing food with gloves

Preparing Food With Gloves


piece of salmon on the grill

Piece Of Salmon On The Grill


yellow purple pink and cream macarons

Yellow Purple Pink And Cream Macarons


chocolate holiday treat with milk

Chocolate Holiday Treat With Milk


sizzling and camping

Sizzling And Camping


baker kneading out dough

Baker Kneading Out Dough


macarons with blurred lights

Macarons With Blurred Lights


pink on pink macarons

Pink On Pink Macarons


cooking on gas

Cooking On Gas


carrot gradient flatlay

Carrot Gradient Flatlay


gold and marbled wedding cake

Gold And Marbled Wedding Cake


turn the sausages

Turn The Sausages


close up blue and pink balls create a heart

Close Up Blue And Pink Balls Create A Heart


a tower of macarons in a teapot

A Tower Of Macarons In A Teapot


piece of grilled salmon

Piece of Grilled Salmon


cracking an egg above fresh dough on marble surface

Cracking An Egg Above Fresh Dough On Marble Surface


a tray of roasted chickpeas

A Tray Of Roasted Chickpeas


Stacked Cheeseburger On Yellow Background

Stacked Cheeseburger On Yellow Background


a dark and moody macaron pyramid

A Dark And Moody Macaron Pyramid


spanish market mixings

Spanish Market Mixings


cake on pink table

Cake On Pink Table


eggs up

Eggs Up


fried comfort food fish and chips

Fried Comfort Food Fish And Chips


beetroot salad with garlic and parsley

Beetroot Salad With Garlic And Parsley


two people make cookies in there home kitchen

Two People Make Cookies In There Home Kitchen


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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.