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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fresh baked bread with oats on table

Fresh Baked Bread With Oats On Table


a spoon going in for the first bite

A Spoon Going In For The First Bite


close up of cheesy pizza slices

Close Up of Cheesy Pizza Slices


close up of a white onion being chopped

Close Up Of A White Onion Being Chopped


eight bagels on a silver metal cooling rack

Eight Bagels On A Silver Metal Cooling Rack


four breaded balls are being fried in oil

Four Breaded Balls Are Being Fried In Oil


raw cookie dough in a silver baking tray

Raw Cookie Dough In A Silver Baking Tray


Handwritten Cookbook Lays Open To The Cake Section In A Wooden Surface

Handwritten Cookbook Lays Open On A Wooden Surface


minimal blue plate of food and a place setting

Minimal Blue Plate Of Food And A Place Setting


woman peering through a giant cookie

Woman Peering Through A Giant Cookie


close up of baked sliced oranges

Close Up Of Baked Sliced Oranges


displaying homemade cookie

Displaying Homemade Cookie


sneaky treats

Sneaky Treats


person holds silver baking tray filled with baked oranges

Person Holds Silver Baking Tray Filled With Baked Oranges


hand with a oven mit places cookies into the oven

Hand With A Oven Mit Places Cookies Into The Oven


Chopsticks Held Over Bowl Of Hot Noodle Soup

Chopsticks Held Over Bowl Of Hot Noodle Soup


close up of white onions and red peppers cooking in a pan

Close Up Of White Onions And Red Peppers Cooking In A Pan


person tilts silver tray filled with baked oranges forward

Person Tilts Silver Tray Filled With Baked Oranges Forward


Stacked Chocolate Croissants On A Wooden Board

Stacked Chocolate Croissants On A Wooden Board


black oven mitt holds tray of oranges in the oven

Black Oven Mitt Holds Tray Of Oranges In The Oven


two people work together to making cookie

Two People Work Together To Making Cookie


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


a bun topped with a sage leaf on a cutting board

A Bun Topped With A Sage Leaf On A Cutting Board


hands use a knife to cut up meat

Hands Use A Knife To Cut Up Meat


Noodle Soup With Chopsticks In Hand

Noodle Soup With Chopsticks In Hand


standing over wooden box of small balls of dough

Standing Over Wooden Box Of Small Balls Of Dough


dragon cookies with red white and green icing

Dragon Cookies With Red White And Green Icing


red pepper and a silver knife photo

Red Pepper And A Silver Knife Photo


baking flatbread

Baking Flatbread


cookie prep

Cookie Prep


wooden rolling pin lays on top of rolled out dough

Wooden Rolling Pin Lays On Top Of Rolled Out Dough


cookies and kid

Cookies And Kid


a young girl carefully decorated cookies

A Young Girl Carefully Decorated Cookies


looking down at red bell peppers sliced in half

Looking Down At Red Bell Peppers Sliced In Half


colorful cookies with red white and green icing

Colorful Cookies With Red White And Green Icing


wooden spoon mixes meat in a black frying pan

Wooden Spoon Mixes Meat In A Black Frying Pan


person roasts corn on the cob over an open flame

Person Roasts Corn On The Cob Over An Open Flame


beef being saved in a frying pan

Beef Being Saved In A Frying Pan


decorating christmas cookies

Decorating Christmas Cookies


top view of white onions being saved in a frying pan

Top View Of White Onions Being Saved In A Frying Pan


close up of lucky cat cookies

Close Up Of Lucky Cat Cookies


top view of tattooed hands chopping

Top View Of Tattooed Hands Chopping


hands cut a red pepper with a sharp knife

Hands Cut A Red Pepper With A Sharp Knife


three tasty treats

Three Tasty Treats


lucky cat cookies on display

Lucky Cat Cookies On Display


Bowl Of Noodle Soup With More Ingredients Behind

Bowl Of Noodle Soup With More Ingredients Behind


close up of a red sauce and a wooden spoon

Close Up of A Red Sauce And A Wooden Spoon


Steaming Bowl Of Noodle Soup On A Wooden Surface

Steaming Bowl Of Noodle Soup On A Wooden Surface


tattooed hands cut a lemon

Tattooed Hands Cut A Lemon


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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.