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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a sliced bell pepper surrounded by other cooking items

A Sliced Bell Pepper Surrounded By Other Cooking Items


child baking at christmas

Child Baking At Christmas


a moody macaron pyramid

A Moody Macaron Pyramid


raw cookie dough in a silver baking tray

Raw Cookie Dough In A Silver Baking Tray


sprinkles on a chocolate cake with plate

Sprinkles On A Chocolate Cake With Plate


styled plate with pastry on a white plate ready to serve

Styled Plate With Pastry On A White Plate Ready To Serve


slices of homemade pizza with olives on a green plate

Slices Of Homemade Pizza With Olives On A Green Plate


iron skillet with meat and potatoes on wooden board

Iron Skillet With Meat And Potatoes On Wooden Board


flatlay of cheese mushroom and bacon pizza

Flatlay of Cheese Mushroom And Bacon Pizza


apple and brie croissant in the sun

Apple And Brie Croissant In The Sun


pouring red sauce over lobster and steak

Pouring Red Sauce Over Lobster And Steak


red and black bramble berries

Red And Black Bramble Berries


wooden rolling pin lays on top of rolled out dough

Wooden Rolling Pin Lays On Top Of Rolled Out Dough


pouring butter on surf and turf

Pouring Butter On Surf And Turf


fresh bread covered in fruit and oats

Fresh Bread Covered In Fruit And Oats


close up of cheesy pizza slices

Close Up of Cheesy Pizza Slices


recycling dough

Recycling Dough


dumpings in sauce with chopsticks

Dumpings In Sauce With Chopsticks


Small Cup Of Coffee Topped With Cream And Coffee Beans

Small Cup Of Coffee Topped With Cream And Coffee Beans


star cookie with green icing and sprinkles

Star Cookie With Green Icing And Sprinkles


man with tattooed hands prepping food

Man With Tattooed Hands Prepping Food


dried chick peas on yellow background

Dried Chick Peas On Yellow Background


hand with a oven mit places cookies into the oven

Hand With A Oven Mit Places Cookies Into The Oven


childs hand making cookies

Childs Hand Making Cookies


ornate white birthday cake

Ornate White Birthday Cake


four breaded balls are being fried in oil

Four Breaded Balls Are Being Fried In Oil


single candle on birthday cake

Single Candle On Birthday Cake


two people work together to making cookie

Two People Work Together To Making Cookie


sisters decorating festive cookies

Sisters Decorating Festive Cookies


glistening lights surrounding macarons

Glistening Lights Surrounding Macarons


wooden wall-mounted shelves

Wooden Wall-Mounted Shelves


five different macarons in a package

Five Different Macarons In a Package


red pepper and a silver knife photo

Red Pepper And A Silver Knife Photo


spoon dips into a beautifully plated meal

Spoon Dips Into A Beautifully Plated Meal


person roasts corn on the cob over an open flame

Person Roasts Corn On The Cob Over An Open Flame


pistachio macaron on wicker tray

Pistachio Macaron On Wicker Tray


pre-cooked snowman

Pre-cooked Snowman


cookie with red icing and green and red sprinkles

Cookie With Red Icing And Green And Red Sprinkles


seasoned beetroot salad

Seasoned Beetroot Salad


nearly finished slice of cheesecake

Nearly Finished Slice Of Cheesecake


standing over wooden box of small balls of dough

Standing Over Wooden Box Of Small Balls Of Dough


top view of a chocolate ice cream beverage

Top View Of A Chocolate Ice Cream Beverage


dough prep

Dough Prep


penne pasta shells and a hand against a black background

Penne Pasta Shells And A Hand Against A Black Background


cookie towers stacked on a wooden table

Cookie Towers Stacked On A Wooden Table


person holds a glass bottle and carrots by their tops

Person Holds A Glass Bottle And Carrots By Their Tops


cookie decoration at christmas

Cookie Decoration At Christmas


people enjoy asian cuisine together

People Enjoy Asian Cuisine Together


pile of chocolate chips on white background

Pile Of Chocolate Chips On White Background


dragon cookies with red white and green icing

Dragon Cookies With Red White And Green Icing


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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.