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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piece of salmon on the grill

Piece Of Salmon On The Grill

vegetables on wood surface flatlay

Vegetables On Wood Surface Flatlay

baker kneading a mound of dough

Baker Kneading A Mound Of Dough

hand pours syrup on dessert

Hand Pours Syrup On Dessert

a stack of crackers on a marble counter top

A Stack Of Crackers On A Marble Counter Top

egg on burlap close up

Egg On Burlap Close Up

view over a persons shoulder as they slice red peppers

View Over A Persons Shoulder As They Slice Red Peppers

macarons with blurred lights

Macarons With Blurred Lights

mushrooms accompanied with red wine

Mushrooms Accompanied With Red Wine

cooking on gas

Cooking On Gas

pepper and chilli flakes

Pepper And Chilli Flakes

a sliced bell pepper surrounded by other cooking items

A Sliced Bell Pepper Surrounded By Other Cooking Items

hand places biscotti cookie over a cup of coffee

Hand Places Biscotti Cookie Over A Cup Of Coffee

flatlay of cheese mushroom and bacon pizza

Flatlay of Cheese Mushroom And Bacon Pizza

two ice cream cones upside down in a tall glass

Two Ice Cream Cones Upside Down In A Tall Glass

sizzling and camping

Sizzling And Camping

yellow purple pink and cream macarons

Yellow Purple Pink And Cream Macarons

close up of cheesy pizza slices

Close Up of Cheesy Pizza Slices

pink on pink macarons

Pink On Pink Macarons

chocolate holiday treat with milk

Chocolate Holiday Treat With Milk

rounds of raw meat on butcher paper

Rounds Of Raw Meat On Butcher Paper

turn the sausages

Turn The Sausages

fried comfort food fish and chips

Fried Comfort Food Fish And Chips

camera looks down at a glass jar filled with red sauce

Camera Looks Down At A Glass Jar Filled With Red Sauce

white onions being saved in a frying pan

White Onions Being Saved In A Frying Pan

two people work together to making cookie

Two People Work Together To Making Cookie

rustic cooking flatlay in kitchen

Rustic Cooking Flatlay In Kitchen

fresh muffins in tray

Fresh Muffins In Tray

carrot gradient flatlay

Carrot Gradient Flatlay

piece of grilled salmon

Piece of Grilled Salmon

children decorate cookies

Children Decorate Cookies

bread roll tied up in a bow

Bread Roll Tied Up In A Bow

ready to work in the kitchen

Ready To Work In The Kitchen

hand with a oven mit places cookies into the oven

Hand With A Oven Mit Places Cookies Into The Oven

wood handled knife surrounded by vegetables

Wood Handled Knife Surrounded By Vegetables

eggs up

Eggs Up

a tower of macarons in a teapot

A Tower Of Macarons In A Teapot

candles lit on chocolate cake

Candles Lit On Chocolate Cake

spanish market mixings

Spanish Market Mixings

red pepper and a silver knife photo

Red Pepper And A Silver Knife Photo

colorful ingredients flat lay

Colorful Ingredients Flat Lay

kids decorate cookies

Kids Decorate Cookies

an abundance of food choices

An Abundance Of Food Choices

a dark and moody macaron pyramid

A Dark And Moody Macaron Pyramid

pink teacup filled with macarons

Pink Teacup Filled WIth Macarons

white stove with a silver pan is bathed in window light

White Stove With A Silver Pan Is Bathed In Window Light

person holds a glass bottle and carrots by their tops

Person Holds A Glass Bottle And Carrots By Their Tops

person roasts corn on the cob over an open flame

Person Roasts Corn On The Cob Over An Open Flame

poutine fries gravy cheese

Poutine Fries Gravy Cheese

hot plate cooking

Hot Plate Cooking

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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.