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!

a woman lits a single birthday candle

A Woman Lits A Single Birthday Candle


tattooed hands cut a lemon

Tattooed Hands Cut A Lemon


two girls decorating christmas cookies

Two Girls Decorating Christmas Cookies


dessert with pecans and berries

Dessert With Pecans And Berries


a young girl carefully decorated cookies

A Young Girl Carefully Decorated Cookies


boxed macarons in a line

Boxed Macarons In A Line


gourmet pasta in white bowl

Gourmet Pasta In White Bowl


pouring butter on surf and turf

Pouring Butter On Surf And Turf


macro image of cake sprinkles

Macro Image Of Cake Sprinkles


fresh bread and apples on rustic table

Fresh Bread And Apples On Rustic Table


side dish placed on grey plate

Side Dish Placed On Grey Plate


five different macarons in a package

Five Different Macarons In a Package


line of perfectly made macarons

Line Of Perfectly Made Macarons


light leaks and colorful macarons

Light Leaks And Colorful Macarons


sisters decide what sprinkles to decorate with

Sisters Decide What Sprinkles To Decorate With


pouring red sauce over lobster and steak

Pouring Red Sauce Over Lobster And Steak


a small hand places sprinkles on a cookie

A Small Hand Places Sprinkles On A Cookie


close up of warm dinner setting

Close Up Of Warm Dinner Setting


finger food and drinks on dark wood

Finger Food And Drinks On Dark Wood


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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.