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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hand with a oven mit places cookies into the oven

Hand With A Oven Mit Places Cookies Into The Oven


camera looks down at a glass jar filled with red sauce

Camera Looks Down At A Glass Jar Filled With Red Sauce


two people work together to making cookie

Two People Work Together To Making Cookie


freshly baken sourdough bread

Freshly Baken Sourdough Bread


a stream of milk pours into triangle-shaped measuring glass

A Stream Of Milk Pours Into Triangle-shaped Measuring Glass


person pours liquid from a ceramic jug

Person Pours Liquid From A Ceramic Jug


a top-down view of some classy cocktails

A Top-Down View Of Some Classy Cocktails


appetizer rib bites

Appetizer Rib Bites


candy cane brownie close up

Candy Cane Brownie Close Up


boxed macarons in a line

Boxed Macarons In A Line


red pepper and a silver knife photo

Red Pepper And A Silver Knife Photo


fresh bagels

Fresh Bagels


kids playing with cookie decorations

Kids Playing With Cookie Decorations


cut vegetables over wood surface

Cut Vegetables Over Wood Surface


rice and chopsticks

Rice And Chopsticks


fresh baked pastry at modern cafe

Fresh Baked Pastry At Modern Cafe


wooden mortar and pestle

Wooden Mortar And Pestle


plate of pastel macarons portrait

Plate Of Pastel Macarons Portrait


assorted macarons placed on natural wood

Assorted Macarons Placed On Natural Wood


proud baker

Proud Baker


flax seeds ready for baking

Flax Seeds Ready For Baking


baked clams fine dining

Baked Clams Fine Dining


person roasts corn on the cob over an open flame

Person Roasts Corn On The Cob Over An Open Flame


floral tart with white frosting

Floral Tart With White Frosting


person holds a glass bottle and carrots by their tops

Person Holds A Glass Bottle And Carrots By Their Tops


raw red meat lays in a wooden cutting board

Raw Red Meat Lays In A Wooden Cutting Board


white stove with a silver pan is bathed in window light

White Stove With A Silver Pan Is Bathed In Window Light


close up of empty pink plate with leaf

Close Up Of Empty Pink Plate With Leaf


kids and cookies

Kids And Cookies


kid rolling cookie dough

Kid Rolling Cookie Dough


four breaded balls are being fried in oil

Four Breaded Balls Are Being Fried In Oil


fried chicken and waffles

Fried Chicken And Waffles


plated and sliced apple pie

Plated And Sliced Apple Pie


hands cut a red pepper with a sharp knife

Hands Cut A Red Pepper With A Sharp Knife


person slicing into fresh bread

Person Slicing Into Fresh Bread


standing over wooden box of small balls of dough

Standing Over Wooden Box Of Small Balls Of Dough


line of perfectly made macarons

Line Of Perfectly Made Macarons


pink on pink macaron tower

Pink On Pink Macaron Tower


beetroot salad on the plate

Beetroot Salad On The Plate


a row of colored macarons in shadows

A Row Of Colored Macarons In Shadows


dragon cookies with red white and green icing

Dragon Cookies With Red White And Green Icing


close up of left side of macaron pyramid

Close Up Of Left Side Of Macaron Pyramid


layered cake with decorative napkin

Layered Cake With Decorative Napkin


macaron pyramid on the side of photo

Macaron Pyramid On The Side Of Photo


puff pastry plated

Puff Pastry Plated


toasted marshmallow on gourmet donuts

Toasted Marshmallow On Gourmet Donuts


looking down at red bell peppers sliced in half

Looking Down At Red Bell Peppers Sliced In Half


dessert with pecans and berries

Dessert With Pecans And Berries


macarons piled up in a high pile

Macarons Piled Up In A High Pile


spicy sushi rolls

Spicy Sushi Rolls


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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.