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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pink and red cupcakes on a white background

Pink And Red Cupcakes On A White Background


freshly baken sourdough bread

Freshly Baken Sourdough Bread


close up of warm dinner setting

Close Up Of Warm Dinner Setting


pink on pink macaron tower

Pink On Pink Macaron Tower


kid rolling cookie dough

Kid Rolling Cookie Dough


fresh baked pastry at modern cafe

Fresh Baked Pastry At Modern Cafe


gold and marbled wedding cake

Gold And Marbled Wedding Cake


children decorate cookies

Children Decorate Cookies


colorful coffee and breakfast treat

Colorful Coffee And Breakfast Treat


plated and sliced apple pie

Plated And Sliced Apple Pie


cake in a corner

Cake In A Corner


hand holding small cake

Hand Holding Small Cake


baker kneading out dough

Baker Kneading Out Dough


chestnuts lined up in a flatlay

Chestnuts Lined Up In A Flatlay


red velvet in black room

Red Velvet In Black Room


macaron pyramid on the side of photo

Macaron Pyramid On The Side Of Photo


kids playing with cookie decorations

Kids Playing With Cookie Decorations


a row of colored macarons in shadows

A Row Of Colored Macarons In Shadows


three pastel macarons

Three Pastel Macarons


puff pastry plated

Puff Pastry Plated


gourmet pasta in white bowl

Gourmet Pasta In White Bowl


rice and chopsticks

Rice And Chopsticks


a decadent cake at outdoor celebration

A Decadent Cake At Outdoor Celebration


spicy sushi rolls

Spicy Sushi Rolls


proud baker

Proud Baker


toasted marshmallow on gourmet donuts

Toasted Marshmallow On Gourmet Donuts


cupcakes with red icing and small confetti hearts

Cupcakes With Red Icing And Small Confetti Hearts


kids and cookies

Kids And Cookies


two people share a kiss in the kitchen cooking

Two People Share A Kiss In The Kitchen Cooking


gold necklace next to colorful macarons

Gold Necklace Next To Colorful Macarons


row of macarons with reflection

Row Of Macarons With Reflection


close up of seasoned chickpeas

Close Up Of Seasoned Chickpeas


cake decoration

Cake Decoration


woman surrounded by cookies

Woman Surrounded By Cookies


assorted macarons placed on natural wood

Assorted Macarons Placed On Natural Wood


close up of empty pink plate with leaf

Close Up Of Empty Pink Plate With Leaf


beetroot salad on the plate

Beetroot Salad On The Plate


cupcakes in rows against a red background

Cupcakes In Rows Against A Red Background


little pastries

Little Pastries


red velvet delight

Red Velvet Delight


person slicing into fresh bread

Person Slicing Into Fresh Bread


moody macaron pyramid

Moody Macaron Pyramid


floral tart with white frosting

Floral Tart With White Frosting


plate of pastel macarons with negative space

Plate Of Pastel Macarons With Negative Space


boxed macarons in a line

Boxed Macarons In A Line


child preps cookies

Child Preps Cookies


layered cake with decorative napkin

Layered Cake With Decorative Napkin


dinner is served

Dinner Is Served


plated meal with incredible presentation

Plated Meal With Incredible Presentation


beetroot salad with garlic and parsley

Beetroot Salad With Garlic And Parsley


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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.