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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baker holding fresh muffins

Baker Holding Fresh Muffins


chocolate holiday treat with milk

Chocolate Holiday Treat With Milk


cooking on gas

Cooking On Gas


sizzling and camping

Sizzling And Camping


person stirs a bowl and holds salt to pour

Person Stirs A Bowl And Holds Salt To Pour


baker kneading a mound of dough

Baker Kneading A Mound Of Dough


black pepper in a small wooden bowl

Black Pepper In A Small Wooden Bowl


person holds spoons to portion cookie dough to cook

Person Holds Spoons To Portion Cookie Dough To Cook


pink on pink macarons

Pink On Pink Macarons


wooden rolling pin lays on top of rolled out dough

Wooden Rolling Pin Lays On Top Of Rolled Out Dough


turn the sausages

Turn The Sausages


raw cookie dough in a silver baking tray

Raw Cookie Dough In A Silver Baking Tray


a stack of crackers on a marble counter top

A Stack Of Crackers On A Marble Counter Top


hand pours syrup on dessert

Hand Pours Syrup On Dessert


fried comfort food fish and chips

Fried Comfort Food Fish And Chips


view over a persons shoulder as they slice red peppers

View Over A Persons Shoulder As They Slice Red Peppers


two ice cream cones upside down in a tall glass

Two Ice Cream Cones Upside Down In A Tall Glass


carrot gradient flatlay

Carrot Gradient Flatlay


mushrooms accompanied with red wine

Mushrooms Accompanied With Red Wine


children decorate cookies

Children Decorate Cookies


hand places biscotti cookie over a cup of coffee

Hand Places Biscotti Cookie Over A Cup Of Coffee


piece of grilled salmon

Piece of Grilled Salmon


a sliced bell pepper surrounded by other cooking items

A Sliced Bell Pepper Surrounded By Other Cooking Items


rounds of raw meat on butcher paper

Rounds Of Raw Meat On Butcher Paper


a tower of macarons in a teapot

A Tower Of Macarons In A Teapot


flatlay of cheese mushroom and bacon pizza

Flatlay of Cheese Mushroom And Bacon Pizza


eggs up

Eggs Up


spanish market mixings

Spanish Market Mixings


rustic cooking flatlay in kitchen

Rustic Cooking Flatlay In Kitchen


wood handled knife surrounded by vegetables

Wood Handled Knife Surrounded By Vegetables


candles lit on chocolate cake

Candles Lit On Chocolate Cake


fresh muffins in tray

Fresh Muffins In Tray


white onions being saved in a frying pan

White Onions Being Saved In A Frying Pan


ready to work in the kitchen

Ready To Work In The Kitchen


a dark and moody macaron pyramid

A Dark And Moody Macaron Pyramid


bread roll tied up in a bow

Bread Roll Tied Up In A Bow


colorful ingredients flat lay

Colorful Ingredients Flat Lay


close up of cheesy pizza slices

Close Up of Cheesy Pizza Slices


kids decorate cookies

Kids Decorate Cookies


camera looks down at a glass jar filled with red sauce

Camera Looks Down At A Glass Jar Filled With Red Sauce


an abundance of food choices

An Abundance Of Food Choices


pink teacup filled with macarons

Pink Teacup Filled WIth Macarons


two people work together to making cookie

Two People Work Together To Making Cookie


poutine fries gravy cheese

Poutine Fries Gravy Cheese


hand with a oven mit places cookies into the oven

Hand With A Oven Mit Places Cookies Into The Oven


hot plate cooking

Hot Plate Cooking


red pepper and a silver knife photo

Red Pepper And A Silver Knife Photo


sizzle and sparkes

Sizzle And Sparkes


red velvet in black room

Red Velvet In Black Room


rosemary on slate

Rosemary On Slate


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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.