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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children decorate cookies

Children Decorate Cookies

stack of pink macarons on pink right side

Stack Of Pink Macarons On Pink Right Side

rosemary on slate

Rosemary On Slate

Stacked Cheeseburger On Yellow Background

Stacked Cheeseburger On Yellow Background

sizzle and sparkes

Sizzle And Sparkes

candy cane brownie close up

Candy Cane Brownie Close Up

rounds of raw meat on butcher paper

Rounds Of Raw Meat On Butcher Paper

kids hands doing fun kitchen baking

Kids Hands Doing Fun Kitchen Baking

wood handled knife surrounded by vegetables

Wood Handled Knife Surrounded By Vegetables

appetizer rib bites

Appetizer Rib Bites

fresh bagels

Fresh Bagels

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

cut vegetables over wood surface

Cut Vegetables Over Wood Surface

beetroot salad with garlic and parsley

Beetroot Salad With Garlic And Parsley

fresh baked pastry at modern cafe

Fresh Baked Pastry At Modern Cafe

wooden mortar and pestle

Wooden Mortar And Pestle

cake in a corner

Cake In A Corner

red velvet in black room

Red Velvet In Black Room

hand holding small cake

Hand Holding Small Cake

flax seeds ready for baking

Flax Seeds Ready For Baking

kids playing with cookie decorations

Kids Playing With Cookie Decorations

baked clams fine dining

Baked Clams Fine Dining

a tray of roasted chickpeas

A Tray Of Roasted Chickpeas

assorted macarons placed on natural wood

Assorted Macarons Placed On Natural Wood

baker kneading a mound of dough

Baker Kneading A Mound Of Dough

baker holding fresh muffins

Baker Holding Fresh Muffins

rice and chopsticks

Rice And Chopsticks

plate of pastel macarons portrait

Plate Of Pastel Macarons Portrait

cake on pink table

Cake On Pink Table

kid rolling cookie dough

Kid Rolling Cookie Dough

boxed macarons in a line

Boxed Macarons In A Line

fried chicken and waffles

Fried Chicken And Waffles

a top-down view of some classy cocktails

A Top-Down View Of Some Classy Cocktails

three ice cream bars hang from clothespins upside down

Three Ice Cream Bars Hang From Clothespins Upside Down

close up blue and pink balls create a heart

Close Up Blue And Pink Balls Create A Heart

proud baker

Proud Baker

pink on pink macaron tower

Pink On Pink Macaron Tower

floral tart with white frosting

Floral Tart With White Frosting

plated and sliced apple pie

Plated And Sliced Apple Pie

close up of left side of macaron pyramid

Close Up Of Left Side Of Macaron Pyramid

a row of colored macarons in shadows

A Row Of Colored Macarons In Shadows

kids and cookies

Kids And Cookies

two people make cookies in there home kitchen

Two People Make Cookies In There Home Kitchen

toasted marshmallow on gourmet donuts

Toasted Marshmallow On Gourmet Donuts

close up of empty pink plate with leaf

Close Up Of Empty Pink Plate With Leaf

person slicing into fresh bread

Person Slicing Into Fresh Bread

white onions being saved in a frying pan

White Onions Being Saved In A Frying Pan

macaron pyramid on the side of photo

Macaron Pyramid On The Side Of Photo

beetroot salad on the plate

Beetroot Salad On The Plate

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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.