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!

finger food and drinks on dark wood

Finger Food And Drinks On Dark Wood


close up of warm dinner setting

Close Up Of Warm Dinner Setting


pouring red sauce over lobster and steak

Pouring Red Sauce Over Lobster And Steak


gourmet pasta in white bowl

Gourmet Pasta In White Bowl


pouring butter on surf and turf

Pouring Butter On Surf And Turf


macarons with blurred lights

Macarons With Blurred Lights


side dish placed on grey plate

Side Dish Placed On Grey Plate


dessert with pecans and berries

Dessert With Pecans And Berries


light leaks and colorful macarons

Light Leaks And Colorful Macarons


fine food dining in style

Fine Food Dining In Style


boxed macarons in a line

Boxed Macarons In A Line


line of perfectly made macarons

Line Of Perfectly Made Macarons


some beautifully packaged macarons

Some Beautifully Packaged Macarons


waffles with cream and jam

Waffles With Cream And Jam


japanese kitchen knife and tomatos

Japanese Kitchen Knife And Tomatos


bowl of soup and rustic crusty bread

Bowl Of Soup And Rustic Crusty Bread


colorful ingredients flat lay

Colorful Ingredients Flat Lay


red and black bramble berries

Red And Black Bramble Berries


apple and brie croissant in the sun

Apple And Brie Croissant In The Sun


bread roll tied up in a bow

Bread Roll Tied Up In A Bow


gold and marbled wedding cake

Gold And Marbled Wedding Cake


floral tart with white frosting

Floral Tart With White Frosting


baker kneading out dough

Baker Kneading Out Dough


delicious plate of pepperoni pizza

Delicious Plate Of Pepperoni Pizza


baker kneading a mound of dough

Baker Kneading A Mound Of Dough


macarons piled up in a high pile

Macarons Piled Up In A High Pile


assorted macarons placed on natural wood

Assorted Macarons Placed On Natural Wood


dried chick peas on yellow background

Dried Chick Peas On Yellow Background


close up of empty pink plate with leaf

Close Up Of Empty Pink Plate With Leaf


flat lay of baked bread with apples and oats

Flat Lay Of Baked Bread With Apples And Oats


fresh bread covered in fruit with a book

Fresh Bread Covered In Fruit With A Book


fresh bread and apples on rustic table

Fresh Bread And Apples On Rustic Table


empty plate with leaf on white background

Empty Plate With Leaf On White Background


fresh baked bread with oats on rustic table

Fresh Baked Bread With Oats On Rustic Table


fresh bread covered in fruit and oats

Fresh Bread Covered In Fruit And Oats


fresh baked bread with oats on table

Fresh Baked Bread With Oats On Table


five different macarons in a package

Five Different Macarons In a Package


people enjoy asian cuisine together

People Enjoy Asian Cuisine Together


mushrooms accompanied with red wine

Mushrooms Accompanied With Red Wine


a spoon going in for the first bite

A Spoon Going In For The First Bite


food garnished with greens

Food Garnished WIth Greens


dumpings in sauce with chopsticks

Dumpings In Sauce With Chopsticks


plated meal with incredible presentation

Plated Meal With Incredible Presentation


hands holds tongs going in for a bite

Hands Holds Tongs Going In For A Bite


gold necklace next to colorful macarons

Gold Necklace Next To Colorful Macarons


pistachio macaron on wicker tray

Pistachio Macaron On Wicker Tray


a tower of macarons in a teapot

A Tower Of Macarons In A Teapot


glistening lights surrounding macarons

Glistening Lights Surrounding Macarons


pink teacup filled with macarons

Pink Teacup Filled WIth Macarons


plate of macarons on a wicker tray

Plate Of Macarons On A Wicker Tray


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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.