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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bread roll tied up in a bow

Bread Roll Tied Up In A Bow


puff pastry plated

Puff Pastry Plated


layered cake with decorative napkin

Layered Cake With Decorative Napkin


spicy sushi rolls

Spicy Sushi Rolls


macarons piled up in a high pile

Macarons Piled Up In A High Pile


raw red meat lays in a wooden cutting board

Raw Red Meat Lays In A Wooden Cutting Board


woman surrounded by cookies

Woman Surrounded By Cookies


three pastel macarons

Three Pastel Macarons


hand pours syrup on dessert

Hand Pours Syrup On Dessert


plated meal with incredible presentation

Plated Meal With Incredible Presentation


cracking an egg above fresh dough on marble surface

Cracking An Egg Above Fresh Dough On Marble Surface


little pastries

Little Pastries


messy christmas fun!

Messy Christmas Fun!


dessert with pecans and berries

Dessert With Pecans And Berries


a woman lits a single birthday candle

A Woman Lits A Single Birthday Candle


line of perfectly made macarons

Line Of Perfectly Made Macarons


cake decoration

Cake Decoration


plum cake in a silver cake tray

Plum Cake In A Silver Cake Tray


row of macarons with reflection

Row Of Macarons With Reflection


minimal blue plate of food and a place setting

Minimal Blue Plate Of Food And A Place Setting


red velvet delight

Red Velvet Delight


moody macaron pyramid

Moody Macaron Pyramid


pair of busy hands molding white dough

Pair Of Busy Hands Molding White Dough


two ice cream cones upside down in a tall glass

Two Ice Cream Cones Upside Down In A Tall Glass


mushrooms accompanied with red wine

Mushrooms Accompanied With Red Wine


fresh muffins in tray

Fresh Muffins In Tray


a stack of crackers on a marble counter top

A Stack Of Crackers On A Marble Counter Top


dinner is served

Dinner Is Served


rustic cooking flatlay in kitchen

Rustic Cooking Flatlay In Kitchen


close up of a tray of croissants in a shop window

Close Up Of A Tray Of Croissants In A Shop Window


stacked croissant sliced in half showing fluffy pastry

Stacked Croissant Sliced In Half Showing Fluffy Pastry


gold necklace next to colorful macarons

Gold Necklace Next To Colorful Macarons


person puts cookies into the oven to bake

Person Puts Cookies Into The Oven To Bake


Handwritten Cookbook Lays Open To The Cake Section In A Wooden Surface

Handwritten Cookbook Lays Open On A Wooden Surface


baking with kids

Baking With Kids


cookies on wood

Cookies On Wood


black pepper in a small wooden bowl

Black Pepper In A Small Wooden Bowl


person holds spoons to portion cookie dough to cook

Person Holds Spoons To Portion Cookie Dough To Cook


hand places biscotti cookie over a cup of coffee

Hand Places Biscotti Cookie Over A Cup Of Coffee


light leaks and colorful macarons

Light Leaks And Colorful Macarons


eight bagels on a silver metal cooling rack

Eight Bagels On A Silver Metal Cooling Rack


child preps cookies

Child Preps Cookies


person pours liquid from a ceramic jug

Person Pours Liquid From A Ceramic Jug


close up of celebration cake

Close Up Of Celebration Cake


person stirs a bowl and holds salt to pour

Person Stirs A Bowl And Holds Salt To Pour


side dish placed on grey plate

Side Dish Placed On Grey Plate


plate of pastel macarons with negative space

Plate Of Pastel Macarons With Negative Space


view over a persons shoulder as they slice red peppers

View Over A Persons Shoulder As They Slice Red Peppers


photobombing cake

Photobombing Cake


making cookies

Making Cookies


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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.