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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styled plate with pastry on a white plate ready to serve

Styled Plate With Pastry On A White Plate Ready To Serve

raw cookie dough in a silver baking tray

Raw Cookie Dough In A Silver Baking Tray

making cookies

Making Cookies

slices of homemade pizza with olives on a green plate

Slices Of Homemade Pizza With Olives On A Green Plate

child baking at christmas

Child Baking At Christmas

a moody macaron pyramid

A Moody Macaron Pyramid

flatlay of cheese mushroom and bacon pizza

Flatlay of Cheese Mushroom And Bacon Pizza

sprinkles on a chocolate cake with plate

Sprinkles On A Chocolate Cake With Plate

wooden rolling pin lays on top of rolled out dough

Wooden Rolling Pin Lays On Top Of Rolled Out Dough

pouring red sauce over lobster and steak

Pouring Red Sauce Over Lobster And Steak

iron skillet with meat and potatoes on wooden board

Iron Skillet With Meat And Potatoes On Wooden Board

close up of cheesy pizza slices

Close Up of Cheesy Pizza Slices

apple and brie croissant in the sun

Apple And Brie Croissant In The Sun

red and black bramble berries

Red And Black Bramble Berries

pouring butter on surf and turf

Pouring Butter On Surf And Turf

star cookie with green icing and sprinkles

Star Cookie With Green Icing And Sprinkles

fresh bread covered in fruit and oats

Fresh Bread Covered In Fruit And Oats

recycling dough

Recycling Dough

dumpings in sauce with chopsticks

Dumpings In Sauce With Chopsticks

hand with a oven mit places cookies into the oven

Hand With A Oven Mit Places Cookies Into The Oven

Small Cup Of Coffee Topped With Cream And Coffee Beans

Small Cup Of Coffee Topped With Cream And Coffee Beans

man with tattooed hands prepping food

Man With Tattooed Hands Prepping Food

dried chick peas on yellow background

Dried Chick Peas On Yellow Background

four breaded balls are being fried in oil

Four Breaded Balls Are Being Fried In Oil

two people work together to making cookie

Two People Work Together To Making Cookie

childs hand making cookies

Childs Hand Making Cookies

ornate white birthday cake

Ornate White Birthday Cake

single candle on birthday cake

Single Candle On Birthday Cake

glistening lights surrounding macarons

Glistening Lights Surrounding Macarons

red pepper and a silver knife photo

Red Pepper And A Silver Knife Photo

sisters decorating festive cookies

Sisters Decorating Festive Cookies

wooden wall-mounted shelves

Wooden Wall-Mounted Shelves

five different macarons in a package

Five Different Macarons In a Package

person roasts corn on the cob over an open flame

Person Roasts Corn On The Cob Over An Open Flame

cookie with red icing and green and red sprinkles

Cookie With Red Icing And Green And Red Sprinkles

spoon dips into a beautifully plated meal

Spoon Dips Into A Beautifully Plated Meal

standing over wooden box of small balls of dough

Standing Over Wooden Box Of Small Balls Of Dough

pre-cooked snowman

Pre-cooked Snowman

pistachio macaron on wicker tray

Pistachio Macaron On Wicker Tray

person holds a glass bottle and carrots by their tops

Person Holds A Glass Bottle And Carrots By Their Tops

seasoned beetroot salad

Seasoned Beetroot Salad

nearly finished slice of cheesecake

Nearly Finished Slice Of Cheesecake

dough prep

Dough Prep

top view of a chocolate ice cream beverage

Top View Of A Chocolate Ice Cream Beverage

dragon cookies with red white and green icing

Dragon Cookies With Red White And Green Icing

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

people enjoy asian cuisine together

People Enjoy Asian Cuisine Together

cookie decoration at christmas

Cookie Decoration At Christmas

looking down at red bell peppers sliced in half

Looking Down At Red Bell Peppers Sliced In Half

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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.