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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fresh baked pastry at modern cafe

Fresh Baked Pastry At Modern Cafe


flatlay of cheese mushroom and bacon pizza

Flatlay of Cheese Mushroom And Bacon Pizza


cut vegetables over wood surface

Cut Vegetables Over Wood Surface


wooden mortar and pestle

Wooden Mortar And Pestle


kids playing with cookie decorations

Kids Playing With Cookie Decorations


view over a persons shoulder as they slice red peppers

View Over A Persons Shoulder As They Slice Red Peppers


fresh bagels

Fresh Bagels


assorted macarons placed on natural wood

Assorted Macarons Placed On Natural Wood


flax seeds ready for baking

Flax Seeds Ready For Baking


plate of pastel macarons portrait

Plate Of Pastel Macarons Portrait


raw cookie dough in a silver baking tray

Raw Cookie Dough In A Silver Baking Tray


baked clams fine dining

Baked Clams Fine Dining


rice and chopsticks

Rice And Chopsticks


a top-down view of some classy cocktails

A Top-Down View Of Some Classy Cocktails


boxed macarons in a line

Boxed Macarons In A Line


person pours liquid from a ceramic jug

Person Pours Liquid From A Ceramic Jug


floral tart with white frosting

Floral Tart With White Frosting


close up of cheesy pizza slices

Close Up of Cheesy Pizza Slices


kid rolling cookie dough

Kid Rolling Cookie Dough


raw red meat lays in a wooden cutting board

Raw Red Meat Lays In A Wooden Cutting Board


proud baker

Proud Baker


fried chicken and waffles

Fried Chicken And Waffles


kids and cookies

Kids And Cookies


close up of empty pink plate with leaf

Close Up Of Empty Pink Plate With Leaf


hand with a oven mit places cookies into the oven

Hand With A Oven Mit Places Cookies Into The Oven


person slicing into fresh bread

Person Slicing Into Fresh Bread


camera looks down at a glass jar filled with red sauce

Camera Looks Down At A Glass Jar Filled With Red Sauce


pink on pink macaron tower

Pink On Pink Macaron Tower


two people work together to making cookie

Two People Work Together To Making Cookie


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


beetroot salad on the plate

Beetroot Salad On The Plate


red pepper and a silver knife photo

Red Pepper And A Silver Knife Photo


macaron pyramid on the side of photo

Macaron Pyramid On The Side Of Photo


toasted marshmallow on gourmet donuts

Toasted Marshmallow On Gourmet Donuts


person roasts corn on the cob over an open flame

Person Roasts Corn On The Cob Over An Open Flame


puff pastry plated

Puff Pastry Plated


four breaded balls are being fried in oil

Four Breaded Balls Are Being Fried In Oil


line of perfectly made macarons

Line Of Perfectly Made Macarons


layered cake with decorative napkin

Layered Cake With Decorative Napkin


person holds a glass bottle and carrots by their tops

Person Holds A Glass Bottle And Carrots By Their Tops


macarons piled up in a high pile

Macarons Piled Up In A High Pile


spicy sushi rolls

Spicy Sushi Rolls


dessert with pecans and berries

Dessert With Pecans And Berries


red velvet delight

Red Velvet Delight


cake decoration

Cake Decoration


plated meal with incredible presentation

Plated Meal With Incredible Presentation


three pastel macarons

Three Pastel Macarons


standing over wooden box of small balls of dough

Standing Over Wooden Box Of Small Balls Of Dough


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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.