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!

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


tattooed hands preparing food with gloves

Tattooed Hands Preparing Food With Gloves


tattooed hands chop food with gloves

Tattooed Hands Chop Food With Gloves


top view of tattooed hands chopping

Top View Of Tattooed Hands Chopping


gloved hands preparing vegetables

Gloved Hands Preparing Vegetables


gloved hands holding a knife and lemon

Gloved Hands Holding A Knife And Lemon


preparing food with gloves

Preparing Food With Gloves


man with tattooed hands prepping food

Man With Tattooed Hands Prepping Food


tattooed hands cut a carrot

Tattooed Hands Cut A Carrot


tattooed hands cut a lemon

Tattooed Hands Cut A Lemon


sprinkles on a chocolate cake with plate

Sprinkles On A Chocolate Cake With Plate


candles on an illuminated chocolate cake

Candles On An Illuminated Chocolate Cake


a woman lits a single birthday candle

A Woman Lits A Single Birthday Candle


womans hand liting birthday candles

Womans Hand Liting Birthday Candles


ornate white birthday cake

Ornate White Birthday Cake


close up of candles lit on chocolate cake

Close Up Of Candles Lit On Chocolate Cake


macro image of cake sprinkles

Macro Image Of Cake Sprinkles


single candle on birthday cake

Single Candle On Birthday Cake


candles lit on chocolate cake

Candles Lit On Chocolate Cake


fresh muffins in tray

Fresh Muffins In Tray


baker holding fresh muffins

Baker Holding Fresh Muffins


hands cradle fresh sourdough bread

Hands Cradle Fresh Sourdough Bread


close up of fresh bread

Close Up Of Fresh Bread


freshly baked bread in hands

Freshly Baked Bread In Hands


close up of a cupcake held with gloves

Close Up Of A Cupcake Held With Gloves


holding up a cupcake in gloves and mask

Holding Up A Cupcake In Gloves And Mask


freshly baken sourdough bread

Freshly Baken Sourdough Bread


layered cake with decorative napkin

Layered Cake With Decorative Napkin


beetroot salad with garlic and parsley

Beetroot Salad With Garlic And Parsley


seasoned beetroot salad

Seasoned Beetroot Salad


beetroot salad on the plate

Beetroot Salad On The Plate


piece of salmon on the grill

Piece Of Salmon On The Grill


piece of grilled salmon

Piece of Grilled Salmon


bread loaf on a wooden cutting board

Bread Loaf On A Wooden Cutting Board


person slicing into fresh bread

Person Slicing Into Fresh Bread


colorful coffee and breakfast treat

Colorful Coffee And Breakfast Treat


ready to break bread

Ready To Break Bread


baking flatbread

Baking Flatbread


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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.