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


Stacked Cheeseburger On Yellow Background

Stacked Cheeseburger On Yellow Background


rounds of raw meat on butcher paper

Rounds Of Raw Meat On Butcher Paper


stack of pink macarons on pink right side

Stack Of Pink Macarons On Pink Right Side


rosemary on slate

Rosemary On Slate


sizzle and sparkes

Sizzle And Sparkes


wood handled knife surrounded by vegetables

Wood Handled Knife Surrounded By Vegetables


three ice cream bars hang from clothespins upside down

Three Ice Cream Bars Hang From Clothespins Upside Down


beetroot salad with garlic and parsley

Beetroot Salad With Garlic And Parsley


candy cane brownie close up

Candy Cane Brownie Close Up


a tray of roasted chickpeas

A Tray Of Roasted Chickpeas


kids hands doing fun kitchen baking

Kids Hands Doing Fun Kitchen Baking


appetizer rib bites

Appetizer Rib Bites


hand holding small cake

Hand Holding Small Cake


freshly baken sourdough bread

Freshly Baken Sourdough Bread


fresh bagels

Fresh Bagels


a stream of milk pours into triangle-shaped measuring glass

A Stream Of Milk Pours Into Triangle-shaped Measuring Glass


cake on pink table

Cake On Pink Table


baker holding fresh muffins

Baker Holding Fresh Muffins


red velvet in black room

Red Velvet In Black Room


baker kneading a mound of dough

Baker Kneading A Mound Of Dough


cake in a corner

Cake In A Corner


close up blue and pink balls create a heart

Close Up Blue And Pink Balls Create A Heart


fresh baked pastry at modern cafe

Fresh Baked Pastry At Modern Cafe


cut vegetables over wood surface

Cut Vegetables Over Wood Surface


wooden mortar and pestle

Wooden Mortar And Pestle


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


rice and chopsticks

Rice And Chopsticks


two people make cookies in there home kitchen

Two People Make Cookies In There Home Kitchen


assorted macarons placed on natural wood

Assorted Macarons Placed On Natural Wood


plate of pastel macarons portrait

Plate Of Pastel Macarons Portrait


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


cracking an egg above fresh dough on marble surface

Cracking An Egg Above Fresh Dough On Marble Surface


kid rolling cookie dough

Kid Rolling Cookie Dough


floral tart with white frosting

Floral Tart With White Frosting


minimal blue plate of food and a place setting

Minimal Blue Plate Of Food And A Place Setting


proud baker

Proud Baker


bread roll tied up in a bow

Bread Roll Tied Up In A Bow


pink on pink macaron tower

Pink On Pink Macaron Tower


white onions being saved in a frying pan

White Onions Being Saved In A Frying Pan


hand pours syrup on dessert

Hand Pours Syrup On Dessert


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


plum cake in a silver cake tray

Plum Cake In A Silver Cake Tray


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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.