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!

a stream of milk pours into triangle-shaped measuring glass

A Stream Of Milk Pours Into Triangle-shaped Measuring Glass


cookies cooling

Cookies Cooling


cracked egg resting in well of flour on black counter

Cracked Egg Resting In Well Of Flour On Black Counter


apron on, kitchen ready

Apron On, Kitchen Ready


ready to work in the kitchen

Ready To Work In The Kitchen


plates being prepared for service in a restaurant kitchen

Plates Being Prepared For Service In A Restaurant Kitchen


green and red chilies

Green And Red Chilies


a tupperware lunch box separates salad ingredients

A Tupperware Lunch Box Separates Salad Ingredients


wooden wall-mounted shelves

Wooden Wall-Mounted Shelves


wooden mortar and pestle

Wooden Mortar And Pestle


sizzling and camping

Sizzling And Camping


little pastries

Little Pastries


eggs up

Eggs Up


a woman with a bowl of tomatoes and peppers

A Woman With A Bowl Of Tomatoes And Peppers


an abundance of food choices

An Abundance Of Food Choices


spanish market mixings

Spanish Market Mixings


happy sprinkles!

Happy Sprinkles!


hot plate cooking

Hot Plate Cooking


pile of chocolate chips on white background

Pile Of Chocolate Chips On White Background


this baking looks so good you can almost taste it

This Baking Looks So Good You Can Almost Taste It


a cheese and fruit board with cocktails

A Cheese And Fruit Board With Cocktails


a top-down view of some classy cocktails

A Top-Down View Of Some Classy Cocktails


a cocktail with a touch of class

A Cocktail With A Touch Of Class


a cheese board accompanied by drinks

Charcuterie Board Accompanied By Drinks


a platter of meats and cheeses fit for royalty

A Platter Of Meats And Cheeses Fit For Royalty


woman peering through a giant cookie

Woman Peering Through A Giant Cookie


a flatlay of the breakfast table

A Flatlay Of The Breakfast Table


fruit topped pancakes to start the day

Fruit Topped Pancakes To Start The Day


pancakes made better with syrup

Pancakes Made Better With Syrup


breakfast never looked so tasty

Breakfast Never Looked So Tasty


woman surrounded by cookies

Woman Surrounded By Cookies


christmas cookies in decorated living room

Christmas Cookies In Decorated Living Room


breakfast flatlay with fruit and waffles

Breakfast Flatlay With Fruit And Waffles


young woman snaps photo of food

Young Woman Snaps Photo Of Food


chestnuts lined up in a flatlay

Chestnuts Lined Up In A Flatlay


close up of chestnut flatlay

Close Up Of Chestnut Flatlay


chestnuts bunched together in a cloth

Chestnuts Bunched Together In A Cloth


colorful fruit and custard tart

Colorful Fruit And Custard Tart


noodles with salmon and egg

Noodles With Salmon And Egg


taco shells with black beans and fried chicken

Taco Shells With Black Beans And Fried Chicken


top view of chocolate cake with raspberry coulis

Top View Of Chocolate Cake With Raspberry Coulis


chocolate cake with toffee sauced drizzled over

Chocolate Cake With Toffee Sauced Drizzled Over


autumn baking fun

Autumn Baking Fun


kids hands doing fun kitchen baking

Kids Hands Doing Fun Kitchen Baking


kid rolling cookie dough

Kid Rolling Cookie Dough


childs hand making cookies

Childs Hand Making Cookies


fall leaf cookies in the kitchen

Fall Leaf Cookies In The Kitchen


fresh baked pastry at modern cafe

Fresh Baked Pastry At Modern Cafe


afternoon coffee and coffee cake

Afternoon Coffee And Coffee Cake


coffee and cake

Coffee And Cake


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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.