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!

baked clams fine dining

Baked Clams Fine Dining

fried chicken and waffles

Fried Chicken And Waffles

macaron pyramid on the side of photo

Macaron Pyramid On The Side Of Photo

a top-down view of some classy cocktails

A Top-Down View Of Some Classy Cocktails

plated and sliced apple pie

Plated And Sliced Apple Pie

fresh baked pastry at modern cafe

Fresh Baked Pastry At Modern Cafe

plate of pastel macarons portrait

Plate Of Pastel Macarons Portrait

its pasta night

Its Pasta Night

three pastel macarons

Three Pastel Macarons

eggs up

Eggs Up

row of macarons with reflection

Row Of Macarons With Reflection

an abundance of food choices

An Abundance Of Food Choices

toasted marshmallow on gourmet donuts

Toasted Marshmallow On Gourmet Donuts

sizzling and camping

Sizzling And Camping

close up of chestnut flatlay

Close Up Of Chestnut Flatlay

spicy sushi rolls

Spicy Sushi Rolls

fall leaf cookies in the kitchen

Fall Leaf Cookies In The Kitchen

wooden mortar and pestle

Wooden Mortar And Pestle

chestnuts bunched together in a cloth

Chestnuts Bunched Together In A Cloth

food garnished with greens

Food Garnished WIth Greens

extra chocolate cake

Extra Chocolate Cake

chestnuts lined up in a flatlay

Chestnuts Lined Up In A Flatlay

a stream of milk pours into triangle-shaped measuring glass

A Stream Of Milk Pours Into Triangle-shaped Measuring Glass

puff pastry plated

Puff Pastry Plated

star anise and cinnamon sticks

Star Anise And Cinnamon Sticks

moody macaron pyramid

Moody Macaron Pyramid

extra chocolate chocolate cake

Extra Chocolate Chocolate Cake

childs hand making cookies

Childs Hand Making Cookies

plate of pastel macarons with negative space

Plate Of Pastel Macarons With Negative Space

a moody macaron pyramid

A Moody Macaron Pyramid

little pastries

Little Pastries

cookies cooling

Cookies Cooling

woman surrounded by cookies

Woman Surrounded By Cookies

rosemary on slate

Rosemary On Slate

plate of pastel macarons

Plate Of Pastel Macarons

wooden wall-mounted shelves

Wooden Wall-Mounted Shelves

candles on an illuminated chocolate cake

Candles On An Illuminated Chocolate Cake

cake in a corner

Cake In A Corner

pile of chocolate chips on white background

Pile Of Chocolate Chips On White Background

rice and chopsticks

Rice And Chopsticks

sizzle and sparkes

Sizzle And Sparkes

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

red velvet delight

Red Velvet Delight

hand holding small cake

Hand Holding Small Cake

kids playing with cookie decorations

Kids Playing With Cookie Decorations

dinner is served

Dinner Is Served

red velvet in black room

Red Velvet In Black Room

kids decorate cookies

Kids 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.