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.