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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colorful coffee and breakfast treat

Colorful Coffee And Breakfast Treat

freshly baken sourdough bread

Freshly Baken Sourdough Bread

plate of pastel macarons portrait

Plate Of Pastel Macarons Portrait

baked clams fine dining

Baked Clams Fine Dining

fried chicken and waffles

Fried Chicken And Waffles

two people share a kiss in the kitchen cooking

Two People Share A Kiss In The Kitchen Cooking

a top-down view of some classy cocktails

A Top-Down View Of Some Classy Cocktails

fresh baked pastry at modern cafe

Fresh Baked Pastry At Modern Cafe

hand holding small cake

Hand Holding Small Cake

kid rolling cookie dough

Kid Rolling Cookie Dough

baker kneading out dough

Baker Kneading Out Dough

cake in a corner

Cake In A Corner

close up of left side of macaron pyramid

Close Up Of Left Side Of Macaron Pyramid

plated and sliced apple pie

Plated And Sliced Apple Pie

a decadent cake at outdoor celebration

A Decadent Cake At Outdoor Celebration

pink on pink macaron tower

Pink On Pink Macaron Tower

red velvet in black room

Red Velvet In Black Room

chestnuts lined up in a flatlay

Chestnuts Lined Up In A Flatlay

close up of seasoned chickpeas

Close Up Of Seasoned Chickpeas

kids playing with cookie decorations

Kids Playing With Cookie Decorations

proud baker

Proud Baker

cupcakes with red icing and small confetti hearts

Cupcakes With Red Icing And Small Confetti Hearts

a row of colored macarons in shadows

A Row Of Colored Macarons In Shadows

rice and chopsticks

Rice And Chopsticks

macaron pyramid on the side of photo

Macaron Pyramid On The Side Of Photo

three pastel macarons

Three Pastel Macarons

spicy sushi rolls

Spicy Sushi Rolls

puff pastry plated

Puff Pastry Plated

toasted marshmallow on gourmet donuts

Toasted Marshmallow On Gourmet Donuts

kids and cookies

Kids And Cookies

cupcakes in rows against a red background

Cupcakes In Rows Against A Red Background

assorted macarons placed on natural wood

Assorted Macarons Placed On Natural Wood

hands slice red pepper on wooden cutting board

Hands Slice Red Pepper On Wooden Cutting Board

close up of empty pink plate with leaf

Close Up Of Empty Pink Plate With Leaf

boxed macarons in a line

Boxed Macarons In A Line

beetroot salad on the plate

Beetroot Salad On The Plate

row of macarons with reflection

Row Of Macarons With Reflection

woman surrounded by cookies

Woman Surrounded By Cookies

gold necklace next to colorful macarons

Gold Necklace Next To Colorful Macarons

cake decoration

Cake Decoration

floral tart with white frosting

Floral Tart With White Frosting

person slicing into fresh bread

Person Slicing Into Fresh Bread

red velvet delight

Red Velvet Delight

little pastries

Little Pastries

moody macaron pyramid

Moody Macaron Pyramid

rounds of raw meat on butcher paper

Rounds Of Raw Meat On Butcher Paper

plate of pastel macarons with negative space

Plate Of Pastel Macarons With Negative Space

Stacked Cheeseburger On Yellow Background

Stacked Cheeseburger On Yellow Background

layered cake with decorative napkin

Layered Cake With Decorative Napkin

beetroot salad with garlic and parsley

Beetroot Salad With Garlic And Parsley

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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.