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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an abundance of food choices

An Abundance Of Food Choices

minimal blue plate of food and a place setting

Minimal Blue Plate Of Food And A Place Setting

two people make cookies in there home kitchen

Two People Make Cookies In There Home Kitchen

candles lit on chocolate cake

Candles Lit On Chocolate Cake

pink teacup filled with macarons

Pink Teacup Filled WIth Macarons

rounds of raw meat on butcher paper

Rounds Of Raw Meat On Butcher Paper

kids decorate cookies

Kids Decorate Cookies

poutine fries gravy cheese

Poutine Fries Gravy Cheese

baker holding fresh muffins

Baker Holding Fresh Muffins

hot plate cooking

Hot Plate Cooking

baker kneading a mound of dough

Baker Kneading A Mound Of Dough

children decorate cookies

Children Decorate Cookies

colorful ingredients flat lay

Colorful Ingredients Flat Lay

wood handled knife surrounded by vegetables

Wood Handled Knife Surrounded By Vegetables

plum cake in a silver cake tray

Plum Cake In A Silver Cake Tray

Handwritten Cookbook Lays Open To The Cake Section In A Wooden Surface

Handwritten Cookbook Lays Open On A Wooden Surface

stacked croissant sliced in half showing fluffy pastry

Stacked Croissant Sliced In Half Showing Fluffy Pastry

sizzle and sparkes

Sizzle And Sparkes

eight bagels on a silver metal cooling rack

Eight Bagels On A Silver Metal Cooling Rack

rosemary on slate

Rosemary On Slate

pair of busy hands molding white dough

Pair Of Busy Hands Molding White Dough

close up of a tray of croissants in a shop window

Close Up Of A Tray Of Croissants In A Shop Window

red velvet in black room

Red Velvet In Black Room

star cookie with green icing and sprinkles

Star Cookie With Green Icing And Sprinkles

cake in a corner

Cake In A Corner

hand pours syrup on dessert

Hand Pours Syrup On Dessert

stack of pink macarons on pink right side

Stack Of Pink Macarons On Pink Right Side

black pepper in a small wooden bowl

Black Pepper In A Small Wooden Bowl

hand holding small cake

Hand Holding Small Cake

kids hands doing fun kitchen baking

Kids Hands Doing Fun Kitchen Baking

slices of homemade pizza with olives on a green plate

Slices Of Homemade Pizza With Olives On A Green Plate

styled plate with pastry on a white plate ready to serve

Styled Plate With Pastry On A White Plate Ready To Serve

person holds spoons to portion cookie dough to cook

Person Holds Spoons To Portion Cookie Dough To Cook

candy cane brownie close up

Candy Cane Brownie Close Up

a stack of crackers on a marble counter top

A Stack Of Crackers On A Marble Counter Top

white onions being saved in a frying pan

White Onions Being Saved In A Frying Pan

bread roll tied up in a bow

Bread Roll Tied Up In A Bow

appetizer rib bites

Appetizer Rib Bites

person puts cookies into the oven to bake

Person Puts Cookies Into The Oven To Bake

a stream of milk pours into triangle-shaped measuring glass

A Stream Of Milk Pours Into Triangle-shaped Measuring Glass

freshly baken sourdough bread

Freshly Baken Sourdough Bread

wooden rolling pin lays on top of rolled out dough

Wooden Rolling Pin Lays On Top Of Rolled Out Dough

fresh baked pastry at modern cafe

Fresh Baked Pastry At Modern Cafe

hand places biscotti cookie over a cup of coffee

Hand Places Biscotti Cookie Over A Cup Of Coffee

person stirs a bowl and holds salt to pour

Person Stirs A Bowl And Holds Salt To Pour

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

rustic cooking flatlay in kitchen

Rustic Cooking Flatlay In Kitchen

kids playing with cookie decorations

Kids Playing With Cookie Decorations

wooden mortar and pestle

Wooden Mortar And Pestle

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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.