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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a tower of macarons in a teapot

A Tower Of Macarons In A Teapot


baker holding fresh muffins

Baker Holding Fresh Muffins


star cookie with green icing and sprinkles

Star Cookie With Green Icing And Sprinkles


slices of homemade pizza with olives on a green plate

Slices Of Homemade Pizza With Olives On A Green Plate


piece of grilled salmon

Piece of Grilled Salmon


spanish market mixings

Spanish Market Mixings


eggs up

Eggs Up


baker kneading a mound of dough

Baker Kneading A Mound Of Dough


a dark and moody macaron pyramid

A Dark And Moody Macaron Pyramid


close up of a tray of croissants in a shop window

Close Up Of A Tray Of Croissants In A Shop Window


pair of busy hands molding white dough

Pair Of Busy Hands Molding White Dough


styled plate with pastry on a white plate ready to serve

Styled Plate With Pastry On A White Plate Ready To Serve


ready to work in the kitchen

Ready To Work In The Kitchen


candles lit on chocolate cake

Candles Lit On Chocolate Cake


rounds of raw meat on butcher paper

Rounds Of Raw Meat On Butcher Paper


children decorate cookies

Children Decorate Cookies


person puts cookies into the oven to bake

Person Puts Cookies Into The Oven To Bake


kids decorate cookies

Kids Decorate Cookies


an abundance of food choices

An Abundance Of Food Choices


pink teacup filled with macarons

Pink Teacup Filled WIth Macarons


cookie with red icing and green and red sprinkles

Cookie With Red Icing And Green And Red Sprinkles


wood handled knife surrounded by vegetables

Wood Handled Knife Surrounded By Vegetables


black pepper in a small wooden bowl

Black Pepper In A Small Wooden Bowl


colorful ingredients flat lay

Colorful Ingredients Flat Lay


hand pours syrup on dessert

Hand Pours Syrup On Dessert


person stirs a bowl and holds salt to pour

Person Stirs A Bowl And Holds Salt To Pour


person holds spoons to portion cookie dough to cook

Person Holds Spoons To Portion Cookie Dough To Cook


a stack of crackers on a marble counter top

A Stack Of Crackers On A Marble Counter Top


hot plate cooking

Hot Plate Cooking


poutine fries gravy cheese

Poutine Fries Gravy Cheese


wooden rolling pin lays on top of rolled out dough

Wooden Rolling Pin Lays On Top Of Rolled Out Dough


mushrooms accompanied with red wine

Mushrooms Accompanied With Red Wine


two ice cream cones upside down in a tall glass

Two Ice Cream Cones Upside Down In A Tall Glass


hand places biscotti cookie over a cup of coffee

Hand Places Biscotti Cookie Over A Cup Of Coffee


white onions being saved in a frying pan

White Onions Being Saved In A Frying Pan


raw cookie dough in a silver baking tray

Raw Cookie Dough In A Silver Baking Tray


fresh muffins in tray

Fresh Muffins In Tray


bread roll tied up in a bow

Bread Roll Tied Up In A Bow


view over a persons shoulder as they slice red peppers

View Over A Persons Shoulder As They Slice Red Peppers


a sliced bell pepper surrounded by other cooking items

A Sliced Bell Pepper Surrounded By Other Cooking Items


rustic cooking flatlay in kitchen

Rustic Cooking Flatlay In Kitchen


flatlay of cheese mushroom and bacon pizza

Flatlay of Cheese Mushroom And Bacon Pizza


rosemary on slate

Rosemary On Slate


sizzle and sparkes

Sizzle And Sparkes


hand holding small cake

Hand Holding Small Cake


red velvet in black room

Red Velvet In Black Room


cake in a corner

Cake In A Corner


close up of cheesy pizza slices

Close Up of Cheesy Pizza Slices


stack of pink macarons on pink right side

Stack Of Pink Macarons On Pink Right Side


kids hands doing fun kitchen baking

Kids Hands Doing Fun Kitchen Baking


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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.