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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rustic cooking flatlay in kitchen

Rustic Cooking Flatlay In Kitchen


pre-cooked snowman

Pre-cooked Snowman


dough prep

Dough Prep


fresh muffins in tray

Fresh Muffins In Tray


hand pours syrup on dessert

Hand Pours Syrup On Dessert


people enjoy asian cuisine together

People Enjoy Asian Cuisine Together


spoon dips into a beautifully plated meal

Spoon Dips Into A Beautifully Plated Meal


person pours liquid from a ceramic jug

Person Pours Liquid From A Ceramic Jug


iron skillet with meat and potatoes on wooden board

Iron Skillet With Meat And Potatoes On Wooden Board


Small Cup Of Coffee Topped With Cream And Coffee Beans

Small Cup Of Coffee Topped With Cream And Coffee Beans


white onions being saved in a frying pan

White Onions Being Saved In A Frying Pan


a little girl concentrates as she decorates cookies

A Little Girl Concentrates As She Decorates Cookies


tattooed hands chop food with gloves

Tattooed Hands Chop Food With Gloves


cookie cutting

Cookie Cutting


fresh bread covered in fruit with a book

Fresh Bread Covered In Fruit With A Book


rolling dough

Rolling Dough


empty plate with leaf on white background

Empty Plate With Leaf On White Background


womans hand liting birthday candles

Womans Hand Liting Birthday Candles


two ice cream cones upside down in a tall glass

Two Ice Cream Cones Upside Down In A Tall Glass


hands holding and cutting a zucchini

Hands Holding And Cutting A Zucchini


top view of a chocolate ice cream beverage

Top View Of A Chocolate Ice Cream Beverage


gloved hands preparing vegetables

Gloved Hands Preparing Vegetables


two people make cookies in there home kitchen

Two People Make Cookies In There Home Kitchen


fresh baked bread with oats on table

Fresh Baked Bread With Oats On Table


ready to break bread

Ready To Break Bread


a stack of crackers on a marble counter top

A Stack Of Crackers On A Marble Counter Top


close up of candles lit on chocolate cake

Close Up Of Candles Lit On Chocolate Cake


baking christmas treats

Baking Christmas Treats


pair of busy hands molding white dough

Pair Of Busy Hands Molding White Dough


a spoon going in for the first bite

A Spoon Going In For The First Bite


tattooed hands preparing food with gloves

Tattooed Hands Preparing Food With Gloves


view over a persons shoulder as they slice red peppers

View Over A Persons Shoulder As They Slice Red Peppers


woman peering through a giant cookie

Woman Peering Through A Giant Cookie


sneaky treats

Sneaky Treats


shop window showing a variety of pastries

Shop Window Showing A Variety Of Pastries


cookie towers stacked on a wooden table

Cookie Towers Stacked On A Wooden Table


penne pasta shells and a hand against a black background

Penne Pasta Shells And A Hand Against A Black Background


person carries a wooden box full of dough balls

Person Carries A Wooden Box Full Of Dough Balls


displaying homemade cookie

Displaying Homemade Cookie


cookies stacked in two piles on white

Cookies Stacked In Two Piles On White


close up of a white onion being chopped

Close Up Of A White Onion Being Chopped


person holds silver baking tray filled with baked oranges

Person Holds Silver Baking Tray Filled With Baked Oranges


baking flatbread

Baking Flatbread


person puts cookies into the oven to bake

Person Puts Cookies Into The Oven To Bake


a bowl of white rice surrounded by balls of dough

A Bowl Of White Rice Surrounded By Balls Of Dough


person stirs a bowl and holds salt to pour

Person Stirs A Bowl And Holds Salt To Pour


close up of baked sliced oranges

Close Up Of Baked Sliced Oranges


person tilts silver tray filled with baked oranges forward

Person Tilts Silver Tray Filled With Baked Oranges Forward


person holds spoons to portion cookie dough to cook

Person Holds Spoons To Portion Cookie Dough To Cook


a young girl carefully decorated cookies

A Young Girl Carefully Decorated 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.