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!

coal barbeque cooking hamburgers

Coal Barbeque Cooking Hamburgers

pouring butter on surf and turf

Pouring Butter On Surf And Turf

light leaks and colorful macarons

Light Leaks And Colorful Macarons

side dish placed on grey plate

Side Dish Placed On Grey Plate

two girls decorating christmas cookies

Two Girls Decorating Christmas Cookies

baking flatbread

Baking Flatbread

empty plate with leaf on white background

Empty Plate With Leaf On White Background

a spoon going in for the first bite

A Spoon Going In For The First Bite

fresh muffins in tray

Fresh Muffins In Tray

gloved hands preparing vegetables

Gloved Hands Preparing Vegetables

pouring red sauce over lobster and steak

Pouring Red Sauce Over Lobster And Steak

three tasty treats

Three Tasty Treats

close up of candles lit on chocolate cake

Close Up Of Candles Lit On Chocolate Cake

top view of tattooed hands chopping

Top View Of Tattooed Hands Chopping

five different macarons in a package

Five Different Macarons In a Package

fresh baked bread with oats on table

Fresh Baked Bread With Oats On Table

a tray of roasted chickpeas

A Tray Of Roasted Chickpeas

cupcakes in rows against a red background

Cupcakes In Rows Against A Red Background

close up of seasoned chickpeas

Close Up Of Seasoned Chickpeas

rustic cooking flatlay in kitchen

Rustic Cooking Flatlay In Kitchen

tattooed hands cut a lemon

Tattooed Hands Cut A Lemon

sisters decide what sprinkles to decorate with

Sisters Decide What Sprinkles To Decorate With

eastern dining at candle light

Eastern Dining At Candle Light

tattooed hands cut a carrot

Tattooed Hands Cut A Carrot

knife and half a bell pepper

Knife And Half A Bell Pepper

hands holding and cutting a zucchini

Hands Holding And Cutting A Zucchini

hand pours syrup on dessert

Hand Pours Syrup On Dessert

gloved hands holding a knife and lemon

Gloved Hands Holding A Knife And Lemon

macro image of cake sprinkles

Macro Image Of Cake Sprinkles

fresh bread and apples on rustic table

Fresh Bread And Apples On Rustic Table

a small hand places sprinkles on a cookie

A Small Hand Places Sprinkles On A Cookie

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

close up of baked sliced oranges

Close Up Of Baked Sliced Oranges

a stack of crackers on a marble counter top

A Stack Of Crackers On A Marble Counter Top

black oven mitt holds tray of oranges in the oven

Black Oven Mitt Holds Tray Of Oranges In The Oven

person holds silver baking tray filled with baked oranges

Person Holds Silver Baking Tray Filled With Baked Oranges

person tilts silver tray filled with baked oranges forward

Person Tilts Silver Tray Filled With Baked Oranges Forward

top view of a chocolate ice cream beverage

Top View Of A Chocolate Ice Cream Beverage

Small Cup Of Coffee Topped With Cream And Coffee Beans

Small Cup Of Coffee Topped With Cream And Coffee Beans

several beckoning cat cookies

Several Beckoning Cat Cookies

penne pasta shells and a hand against a black background

Penne Pasta Shells And A Hand Against A Black Background

two ice cream cones upside down in a tall glass

Two Ice Cream Cones Upside Down In A Tall Glass

Stacked Chocolate Croissants On A Wooden Board

Stacked Chocolate Croissants On A Wooden Board

close up of lucky cat cookies

Close Up Of Lucky Cat Cookies

three fortune cat cookies lined in a container

Three Fortune Cat Cookies Lined In A Container

wood handled knife surrounded by vegetables

Wood Handled Knife Surrounded By Vegetables

view over a persons shoulder as they slice red peppers

View Over A Persons Shoulder As They Slice Red Peppers

hands slice red pepper on wooden cutting board

Hands Slice Red Pepper On Wooden Cutting Board

hand holds a knife ready to chop a zucchini

Hand Holds A Knife Ready To Chop A Zucchini

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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.