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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mushrooms accompanied with red wine

Mushrooms Accompanied With Red Wine

a top-down view of some classy cocktails

A Top-Down View Of Some Classy Cocktails

floral tart with white frosting

Floral Tart With White Frosting

person puts cookies into the oven to bake

Person Puts Cookies Into The Oven To Bake

slices of homemade pizza with olives on a green plate

Slices Of Homemade Pizza With Olives On A Green Plate

kid rolling cookie dough

Kid Rolling Cookie Dough

styled plate with pastry on a white plate ready to serve

Styled Plate With Pastry On A White Plate Ready To Serve

fried chicken and waffles

Fried Chicken And Waffles

hand places biscotti cookie over a cup of coffee

Hand Places Biscotti Cookie Over A Cup Of Coffee

person stirs a bowl and holds salt to pour

Person Stirs A Bowl And Holds Salt To Pour

fresh muffins in tray

Fresh Muffins In Tray

rustic cooking flatlay in kitchen

Rustic Cooking Flatlay In Kitchen

wooden rolling pin lays on top of rolled out dough

Wooden Rolling Pin Lays On Top Of Rolled Out Dough

proud baker

Proud Baker

a sliced bell pepper surrounded by other cooking items

A Sliced Bell Pepper Surrounded By Other Cooking Items

pink on pink macaron tower

Pink On Pink Macaron Tower

kids and cookies

Kids And Cookies

a row of colored macarons in shadows

A Row Of Colored Macarons In Shadows

plated and sliced apple pie

Plated And Sliced Apple Pie

person pours liquid from a ceramic jug

Person Pours Liquid From A Ceramic Jug

close up of empty pink plate with leaf

Close Up Of Empty Pink Plate With Leaf

close up of left side of macaron pyramid

Close Up Of Left Side Of Macaron Pyramid

raw red meat lays in a wooden cutting board

Raw Red Meat Lays In A Wooden Cutting Board

view over a persons shoulder as they slice red peppers

View Over A Persons Shoulder As They Slice Red Peppers

flatlay of cheese mushroom and bacon pizza

Flatlay of Cheese Mushroom And Bacon Pizza

person slicing into fresh bread

Person Slicing Into Fresh Bread

raw cookie dough in a silver baking tray

Raw Cookie Dough In A Silver Baking Tray

cookie with red icing and green and red sprinkles

Cookie With Red Icing And Green And Red Sprinkles

beetroot salad on the plate

Beetroot Salad On The Plate

puff pastry plated

Puff Pastry Plated

macaron pyramid on the side of photo

Macaron Pyramid On The Side Of Photo

close up of cheesy pizza slices

Close Up of Cheesy Pizza Slices

toasted marshmallow on gourmet donuts

Toasted Marshmallow On Gourmet Donuts

macarons piled up in a high pile

Macarons Piled Up In A High Pile

layered cake with decorative napkin

Layered Cake With Decorative Napkin

spicy sushi rolls

Spicy Sushi Rolls

line of perfectly made macarons

Line Of Perfectly Made Macarons

hand with a oven mit places cookies into the oven

Hand With A Oven Mit Places Cookies Into The Oven

three pastel macarons

Three Pastel Macarons

plated meal with incredible presentation

Plated Meal With Incredible Presentation

woman surrounded by cookies

Woman Surrounded By Cookies

two people work together to making cookie

Two People Work Together To Making Cookie

a woman lits a single birthday candle

A Woman Lits A Single Birthday Candle

dessert with pecans and berries

Dessert With Pecans And Berries

cake decoration

Cake Decoration

little pastries

Little Pastries

red velvet delight

Red Velvet Delight

four breaded balls are being fried in oil

Four Breaded Balls Are Being Fried In Oil

messy christmas fun!

Messy Christmas Fun!

close up of celebration cake

Close Up Of Celebration Cake

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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.