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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child makes cookies

Child Makes Cookies

flax seeds in wooden spoon

Flax Seeds In Wooden Spoon

bowl of soup and rustic crusty bread

Bowl Of Soup And Rustic Crusty Bread

yellow purple and cream macarons

Yellow Purple And Cream Macarons

close up of chestnut flatlay

Close Up Of Chestnut Flatlay

freshly baked bread in hands

Freshly Baked Bread In Hands

extra chocolate chocolate cake

Extra Chocolate Chocolate Cake

cupcakes with red icing and small confetti hearts

Cupcakes With Red Icing And Small Confetti Hearts

some beautifully packaged macarons

Some Beautifully Packaged Macarons

vegetables on wood surface flatlay

Vegetables On Wood Surface Flatlay

bagels on wire rack

Bagels On Wire Rack

bbq chicken wrap

Bbq Chicken Wrap

classic german foods in restaurant

Classic German Foods In Restaurant

a woman with a bowl of tomatoes and peppers

A Woman With A Bowl Of Tomatoes And Peppers

close up of fresh bread

Close Up Of Fresh Bread

person carries a wooden box full of dough balls

Person Carries A Wooden Box Full Of Dough Balls

colorful coffee and breakfast treat

Colorful Coffee And Breakfast Treat

egg on burlap close up

Egg On Burlap Close Up

shop window showing a variety of pastries

Shop Window Showing A Variety Of Pastries

fruit topped pancakes to start the day

Fruit Topped Pancakes To Start The Day

pepper and chilli flakes

Pepper And Chilli Flakes

yellow purple pink and cream macarons

Yellow Purple Pink And Cream Macarons

chocolate holiday treat with milk

Chocolate Holiday Treat With Milk

fall leaf cookies in the kitchen

Fall Leaf Cookies In The Kitchen

sizzling and camping

Sizzling And Camping

chestnuts lined up in a flatlay

Chestnuts Lined Up In A Flatlay

pink on pink macarons

Pink On Pink Macarons

cupcakes in rows against a red background

Cupcakes In Rows Against A Red Background

preparing food with gloves

Preparing Food With Gloves

piece of salmon on the grill

Piece Of Salmon On The Grill

cooking on gas

Cooking On Gas

carrot gradient flatlay

Carrot Gradient Flatlay

macarons with blurred lights

Macarons With Blurred Lights

baker kneading out dough

Baker Kneading Out Dough

turn the sausages

Turn The Sausages

a tower of macarons in a teapot

A Tower Of Macarons In A Teapot

gold and marbled wedding cake

Gold And Marbled Wedding Cake

a dark and moody macaron pyramid

A Dark And Moody Macaron Pyramid

spanish market mixings

Spanish Market Mixings

eggs up

Eggs Up

piece of grilled salmon

Piece of Grilled Salmon

three ice cream bars hang from clothespins upside down

Three Ice Cream Bars Hang From Clothespins Upside Down

fried comfort food fish and chips

Fried Comfort Food Fish And Chips

ready to work in the kitchen

Ready To Work In The Kitchen

an abundance of food choices

An Abundance Of Food Choices

pink teacup filled with macarons

Pink Teacup Filled WIth Macarons

candles lit on chocolate cake

Candles Lit On Chocolate Cake

kids decorate cookies

Kids Decorate Cookies

beetroot salad with garlic and parsley

Beetroot Salad With Garlic And Parsley

hot plate cooking

Hot Plate Cooking

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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.