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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noodles with salmon and egg

Noodles With Salmon And Egg


extra chocolate chocolate cake

Extra Chocolate Chocolate Cake


colorful coffee and breakfast treat

Colorful Coffee And Breakfast Treat


painted nails and baking

Painted Nails And Baking


fruit and veggies angle view

Fruit And Veggies Angle View


cupcakes in rows against a red background

Cupcakes In Rows Against A Red Background


knife and half a bell pepper

Knife And Half A Bell Pepper


chestnuts lined up in a flatlay

Chestnuts Lined Up In A Flatlay


a row of hot red peppers

A Row Of Hot Red Peppers


chocolate brownie in tray

Chocolate Brownie In Tray


yellow purple and cream macarons

Yellow Purple And Cream Macarons


carrot gradient with greens

Carrot Gradient With Greens


some beautifully packaged macarons

Some Beautifully Packaged Macarons


plate of macarons on a wicker tray

Plate Of Macarons On A Wicker Tray


flax seeds in wooden spoon

Flax Seeds In Wooden Spoon


fall leaf cookies in the kitchen

Fall Leaf Cookies In The Kitchen


classic german foods in restaurant

Classic German Foods In Restaurant


baker kneading out dough

Baker Kneading Out Dough


bbq chicken wrap

Bbq Chicken Wrap


a woman with a bowl of tomatoes and peppers

A Woman With A Bowl Of Tomatoes And Peppers


bagels on wire rack

Bagels On Wire Rack


cracking an egg above fresh dough on marble surface

Cracking An Egg Above Fresh Dough On Marble Surface


close up blue and pink balls create a heart

Close Up Blue And Pink Balls Create A Heart


vegetables on wood surface flatlay

Vegetables On Wood Surface 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


cake on pink table

Cake On Pink Table


preparing food with gloves

Preparing Food With Gloves


a tray of roasted chickpeas

A Tray Of Roasted Chickpeas


pepper and chilli flakes

Pepper And Chilli Flakes


minimal blue plate of food and a place setting

Minimal Blue Plate Of Food And A Place Setting


gold and marbled wedding cake

Gold And Marbled Wedding Cake


egg on burlap close up

Egg On Burlap Close Up


piece of salmon on the grill

Piece Of Salmon On The Grill


Stacked Cheeseburger On Yellow Background

Stacked Cheeseburger On Yellow Background


macarons with blurred lights

Macarons With Blurred Lights


two people make cookies in there home kitchen

Two People Make Cookies In There Home Kitchen


chocolate holiday treat with milk

Chocolate Holiday Treat With Milk


yellow purple pink and cream macarons

Yellow Purple Pink And Cream Macarons


beetroot salad with garlic and parsley

Beetroot Salad With Garlic And Parsley


sizzling and camping

Sizzling And Camping


plum cake in a silver cake tray

Plum Cake In A Silver Cake Tray


cooking on gas

Cooking On Gas


pink on pink macarons

Pink On Pink Macarons


Handwritten Cookbook Lays Open To The Cake Section In A Wooden Surface

Handwritten Cookbook Lays Open On A Wooden Surface


stacked croissant sliced in half showing fluffy pastry

Stacked Croissant Sliced In Half Showing Fluffy Pastry


turn the sausages

Turn The Sausages


carrot gradient flatlay

Carrot Gradient Flatlay


eight bagels on a silver metal cooling rack

Eight Bagels On A Silver Metal Cooling Rack


fried comfort food fish and chips

Fried Comfort Food Fish And Chips


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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.