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!

puff pastry plated

Puff Pastry Plated


spicy sushi rolls

Spicy Sushi Rolls


a moody macaron pyramid

A Moody Macaron Pyramid


hot plate cooking

Hot Plate Cooking


ready to work in the kitchen

Ready To Work In The Kitchen


plate of pastel macarons with negative space

Plate Of Pastel Macarons With Negative Space


an abundance of food choices

An Abundance Of Food Choices


eggs up

Eggs Up


cracked egg resting in well of flour on black counter

Cracked Egg Resting In Well Of Flour On Black Counter


woman surrounded by cookies

Woman Surrounded By Cookies


plate of pastel macarons

Plate Of Pastel Macarons


sizzling and camping

Sizzling And Camping


little pastries

Little Pastries


pile of chocolate chips on white background

Pile Of Chocolate Chips On White Background


wooden mortar and pestle

Wooden Mortar And Pestle


cookies cooling

Cookies Cooling


woman peering through a giant cookie

Woman Peering Through A Giant Cookie


plates being prepared for service in a restaurant kitchen

Plates Being Prepared For Service In A Restaurant Kitchen


wooden wall-mounted shelves

Wooden Wall-Mounted Shelves


a stream of milk pours into triangle-shaped measuring glass

A Stream Of Milk Pours Into Triangle-shaped Measuring Glass


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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.