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!

three pastel macarons

Three Pastel Macarons


kids playing with cookie decorations

Kids Playing With Cookie Decorations


hand holding small cake

Hand Holding Small Cake


bowl of soup and rustic crusty bread

Bowl Of Soup And Rustic Crusty Bread


row of macarons with reflection

Row Of Macarons With Reflection


rice and chopsticks

Rice And Chopsticks


cake in a corner

Cake In A Corner


freshly baken sourdough bread

Freshly Baken Sourdough Bread


spicy sushi rolls

Spicy Sushi Rolls


kids and cookies

Kids And Cookies


puff pastry plated

Puff Pastry Plated


freshly baked bread in hands

Freshly Baked Bread In Hands


proud baker

Proud Baker


gold necklace next to colorful macarons

Gold Necklace Next To Colorful Macarons


toasted marshmallow on gourmet donuts

Toasted Marshmallow On Gourmet Donuts


chestnuts lined up in a flatlay

Chestnuts Lined Up In A Flatlay


baker kneading out dough

Baker Kneading Out Dough


candles lit on chocolate cake

Candles Lit On Chocolate Cake


cake decoration

Cake Decoration


little pastries

Little Pastries


plate of pastel macarons with negative space

Plate Of Pastel Macarons With Negative Space


woman surrounded by cookies

Woman Surrounded By Cookies


red velvet in black room

Red Velvet In Black Room


coal barbeque cooking hamburgers

Coal Barbeque Cooking Hamburgers


child preps cookies

Child Preps Cookies


gold and marbled wedding cake

Gold And Marbled Wedding Cake


colorful coffee and breakfast treat

Colorful Coffee And Breakfast Treat


moody macaron pyramid

Moody Macaron Pyramid


close up of empty pink plate with leaf

Close Up Of Empty Pink Plate With Leaf


delicious plate of pepperoni pizza

Delicious Plate Of Pepperoni Pizza


beetroot salad on the plate

Beetroot Salad On The Plate


red velvet delight

Red Velvet Delight


childs hand making cookies

Childs Hand Making Cookies


making cookies

Making Cookies


cookies on wood

Cookies On Wood


close up of warm dinner setting

Close Up Of Warm Dinner Setting


wooden wall-mounted shelves

Wooden Wall-Mounted Shelves


dinner is served

Dinner Is Served


a moody macaron pyramid

A Moody Macaron Pyramid


plated meal with incredible presentation

Plated Meal With Incredible Presentation


assorted macarons placed on natural wood

Assorted Macarons Placed On Natural Wood


pink and red cupcakes on a white background

Pink And Red Cupcakes On A White Background


fresh bread covered in fruit and oats

Fresh Bread Covered In Fruit And Oats


child baking at christmas

Child Baking At Christmas


sisters decorating festive cookies

Sisters Decorating Festive Cookies


cupcakes with red icing and small confetti hearts

Cupcakes With Red Icing And Small Confetti Hearts


baking with kids

Baking With Kids


person slicing into fresh bread

Person Slicing Into Fresh Bread


close up of celebration cake

Close Up Of Celebration Cake


dried chick peas on yellow background

Dried Chick Peas On Yellow Background


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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.