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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pepper and chilli flakes

Pepper And Chilli Flakes

classic german foods in restaurant

Classic German Foods In Restaurant

pink on pink macarons

Pink On Pink Macarons

carrot gradient flatlay

Carrot Gradient Flatlay

extra chocolate chocolate cake

Extra Chocolate Chocolate Cake

spanish market mixings

Spanish Market Mixings

a tower of macarons in a teapot

A Tower Of Macarons In A Teapot

sizzling and camping

Sizzling And Camping

some beautifully packaged macarons

Some Beautifully Packaged Macarons

delicious plate of pepperoni pizza

Delicious Plate Of Pepperoni Pizza

ready to work in the kitchen

Ready To Work In The Kitchen

pink teacup filled with macarons

Pink Teacup Filled WIth Macarons

eggs up

Eggs Up

a dark and moody macaron pyramid

A Dark And Moody Macaron Pyramid

chestnuts bunched together in a cloth

Chestnuts Bunched Together In A Cloth

stack of pink macarons on pink right side

Stack Of Pink Macarons On Pink Right Side

fried comfort food fish and chips

Fried Comfort Food Fish And Chips

candy cane brownie close up

Candy Cane Brownie Close Up

knife slices a zucchini in half

Knife Slices A Zucchini In Half

cooking on gas

Cooking On Gas

preparing food with gloves

Preparing Food With Gloves

fall leaf cookies in the kitchen

Fall Leaf Cookies In The Kitchen

close up of chestnut flatlay

Close Up Of Chestnut Flatlay

fresh bagels

Fresh Bagels

an abundance of food choices

An Abundance Of Food Choices

piece of salmon on the grill

Piece Of Salmon On The Grill

freshly baked bread in hands

Freshly Baked Bread In Hands

piece of grilled salmon

Piece of Grilled Salmon

hot plate cooking

Hot Plate Cooking

japanese kitchen knife and tomatos

Japanese Kitchen Knife And Tomatos

poutine fries gravy cheese

Poutine Fries Gravy Cheese

turn the sausages

Turn The Sausages

macarons with blurred lights

Macarons With Blurred Lights

cut vegetables over wood surface

Cut Vegetables Over Wood Surface

a stream of milk pours into triangle-shaped measuring glass

A Stream Of Milk Pours Into Triangle-shaped Measuring Glass

appetizer rib bites

Appetizer Rib Bites

bowl of soup and rustic crusty bread

Bowl Of Soup And Rustic Crusty Bread

kids decorate cookies

Kids Decorate Cookies

flax seeds ready for baking

Flax Seeds Ready For Baking

wooden mortar and pestle

Wooden Mortar And Pestle

kids hands doing fun kitchen baking

Kids Hands Doing Fun Kitchen Baking

colorful ingredients flat lay

Colorful Ingredients Flat Lay

rosemary on slate

Rosemary On Slate

candles lit on chocolate cake

Candles Lit On Chocolate Cake

sizzle and sparkes

Sizzle And Sparkes

plate of pastel macarons portrait

Plate Of Pastel Macarons Portrait

baked clams fine dining

Baked Clams Fine Dining

fried chicken and waffles

Fried Chicken And Waffles

pink and red cupcakes on a white background

Pink And Red Cupcakes On A White Background

close up of warm dinner setting

Close Up Of Warm Dinner Setting

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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.