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!

two people make cookies in there home kitchen

Two People Make Cookies In There Home Kitchen


two people work together to making cookie

Two People Work Together To Making Cookie


Stacked Cheeseburger On Yellow Background

Stacked Cheeseburger On Yellow Background


person holds spoons to portion cookie dough to cook

Person Holds Spoons To Portion Cookie Dough To Cook


hand with a oven mit places cookies into the oven

Hand With A Oven Mit Places Cookies Into The Oven


person puts cookies into the oven to bake

Person Puts Cookies Into The Oven To Bake


person stirs a bowl and holds salt to pour

Person Stirs A Bowl And Holds Salt To Pour


raw cookie dough in a silver baking tray

Raw Cookie Dough In A Silver Baking Tray


Chopsticks Held Over Bowl Of Hot Noodle Soup

Chopsticks Held Over Bowl Of Hot Noodle Soup


Bowl Of Noodle Soup With More Ingredients Behind

Bowl Of Noodle Soup With More Ingredients Behind


Steaming Bowl Of Noodle Soup On A Wooden Surface

Steaming Bowl Of Noodle Soup On A Wooden Surface


Noodle Soup With Chopsticks In Hand

Noodle Soup With Chopsticks In Hand


black pepper in a small wooden bowl

Black Pepper In A Small Wooden Bowl


close up of a red sauce and a wooden spoon

Close Up of A Red Sauce And A Wooden Spoon


flatlay of cheese mushroom and bacon pizza

Flatlay of Cheese Mushroom And Bacon Pizza


close up of cheesy pizza slices

Close Up of Cheesy Pizza Slices


a sliced bell pepper surrounded by other cooking items

A Sliced Bell Pepper Surrounded By Other Cooking Items


looking down at red bell peppers sliced in half

Looking Down At Red Bell Peppers Sliced In Half


ceramic bowl filled with cooked brown balls

Ceramic Bowl Filled With Cooked Brown Balls


a bowl of white rice surrounded by balls of dough

A Bowl Of White Rice Surrounded By Balls Of Dough


four breaded balls are being fried in oil

Four Breaded Balls Are Being Fried In Oil


two hands holding two forks

Two Hands Holding Two Forks


dragon cookies with red white and green icing

Dragon Cookies With Red White And Green Icing


colorful cookies with red white and green icing

Colorful Cookies With Red White And Green Icing


person holds a sharp knife over large cut of meat

Person Holds A Sharp Knife Over Large Cut Of Meat


rounds of raw meat on butcher paper

Rounds Of Raw Meat On Butcher Paper


iron skillet with meat and potatoes on wooden board

Iron Skillet With Meat And Potatoes On Wooden Board


raw red meat lays in a wooden cutting board

Raw Red Meat Lays In A Wooden Cutting Board


standing over wooden box of small balls of dough

Standing Over Wooden Box Of Small Balls Of Dough


person carries a wooden box full of dough balls

Person Carries A Wooden Box Full Of Dough Balls


pair of busy hands molding white dough

Pair Of Busy Hands Molding White Dough


two people share a kiss in the kitchen cooking

Two People Share A Kiss In The Kitchen Cooking


busy hands playing with white dough

Busy Hands Playing With White Dough


a bun topped with a sage leaf on a cutting board

A Bun Topped With A Sage Leaf On A Cutting Board


cookie towers stacked on a wooden table

Cookie Towers Stacked On A Wooden Table


cookies stacked in two piles on white

Cookies Stacked In Two Piles On White


hands use a knife to cut up meat

Hands Use A Knife To Cut Up Meat


hands slice red pepper on wooden cutting board

Hands Slice Red Pepper On Wooden Cutting Board


top view of white onions being saved in a frying pan

Top View Of White Onions Being Saved In A Frying Pan


view over a persons shoulder as they slice red peppers

View Over A Persons Shoulder As They Slice Red Peppers


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

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


close up of a white onion being chopped

Close Up Of A White Onion Being Chopped


white onions being saved in a frying pan

White Onions Being Saved In A Frying Pan


wooden spoon mixes meat in a black frying pan

Wooden Spoon Mixes Meat In A Black Frying Pan


stove top and pan filled with onions and peppers

Stove Top And Pan Filled With Onions And Peppers


beef being saved in a frying pan

Beef Being Saved In A Frying Pan


knife slices a zucchini in half

Knife Slices A Zucchini In Half


close up of red peppers and onions

Close Up Of Red Peppers And Onions


hands cut a red pepper with a sharp knife

Hands Cut A Red Pepper With A Sharp Knife


cupcakes with red icing and small confetti hearts

Cupcakes With Red Icing And Small Confetti Hearts


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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.