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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freshly baked bread in hands

Freshly Baked Bread In Hands

a woman with a bowl of tomatoes and peppers

A Woman With A Bowl Of Tomatoes And Peppers

some beautifully packaged macarons

Some Beautifully Packaged Macarons

extra chocolate chocolate cake

Extra Chocolate Chocolate Cake

hands slice red pepper on wooden cutting board

Hands Slice Red Pepper On Wooden Cutting Board

close up of fresh bread

Close Up Of Fresh Bread

japanese kitchen knife and tomatos

Japanese Kitchen Knife And Tomatos

classic german foods in restaurant

Classic German Foods In Restaurant

egg on burlap close up

Egg On Burlap Close Up

pepper and chilli flakes

Pepper And Chilli Flakes

pink and red cupcakes on a white background

Pink And Red Cupcakes On A White Background

fruit topped pancakes to start the day

Fruit Topped Pancakes To Start The Day

chocolate holiday treat with milk

Chocolate Holiday Treat With Milk

chestnuts bunched together in a cloth

Chestnuts Bunched Together In A Cloth

a decadent cake at outdoor celebration

A Decadent Cake At Outdoor Celebration

close up of chestnut flatlay

Close Up Of Chestnut Flatlay

yellow purple pink and cream macarons

Yellow Purple Pink And Cream Macarons

bowl of soup and rustic crusty bread

Bowl Of Soup And Rustic Crusty Bread

pink on pink macarons

Pink On Pink Macarons

carrot gradient flatlay

Carrot Gradient Flatlay

sizzling and camping

Sizzling And Camping

fall leaf cookies in the kitchen

Fall Leaf Cookies In The Kitchen

cooking on gas

Cooking On Gas

piece of salmon on the grill

Piece Of Salmon On The Grill

a tower of macarons in a teapot

A Tower Of Macarons In A Teapot

macarons with blurred lights

Macarons With Blurred Lights

busy hands playing with white dough

Busy Hands Playing With White Dough

preparing food with gloves

Preparing Food With Gloves

spanish market mixings

Spanish Market Mixings

a dark and moody macaron pyramid

A Dark And Moody Macaron Pyramid

turn the sausages

Turn The Sausages

eggs up

Eggs Up

cupcakes with red icing and small confetti hearts

Cupcakes With Red Icing And Small Confetti Hearts

colorful coffee and breakfast treat

Colorful Coffee And Breakfast Treat

ready to work in the kitchen

Ready To Work In The Kitchen

gold and marbled wedding cake

Gold And Marbled Wedding Cake

fried comfort food fish and chips

Fried Comfort Food Fish And Chips

an abundance of food choices

An Abundance Of Food Choices

chestnuts lined up in a flatlay

Chestnuts Lined Up In A Flatlay

piece of grilled salmon

Piece of Grilled Salmon

pink teacup filled with macarons

Pink Teacup Filled WIth Macarons

poutine fries gravy cheese

Poutine Fries Gravy Cheese

kids decorate cookies

Kids Decorate Cookies

cupcakes in rows against a red background

Cupcakes In Rows Against A Red Background

baker kneading out dough

Baker Kneading Out Dough

hot plate cooking

Hot Plate Cooking

person carries a wooden box full of dough balls

Person Carries A Wooden Box Full Of Dough Balls

colorful ingredients flat lay

Colorful Ingredients Flat Lay

candles lit on chocolate cake

Candles Lit On Chocolate Cake

children decorate cookies

Children 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.