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!

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


cupcakes in rows against a red background

Cupcakes In Rows Against A Red Background


pink and red cupcakes on a white background

Pink And Red Cupcakes On A White Background


penne pasta shells and a hand against a black background

Penne Pasta Shells And A Hand Against A Black Background


hand holds a knife ready to chop a zucchini

Hand Holds A Knife Ready To Chop A Zucchini


knife with a zucchini cut in half

Knife With A Zucchini Cut In Half


hands prepare to cut a carrot with a knife

Hands Prepare To Cut A Carrot With A Knife


wood handled knife surrounded by vegetables

Wood Handled Knife Surrounded By Vegetables


three fortune cat cookies lined in a container

Three Fortune Cat Cookies Lined In A Container


three cookies in a container

Three Cookies In A Container


lucky cat cookies on display

Lucky Cat Cookies On Display


close up of lucky cat cookies

Close Up Of Lucky Cat Cookies


several beckoning cat cookies

Several Beckoning Cat Cookies


Small Cup Of Coffee Topped With Cream And Coffee Beans

Small Cup Of Coffee Topped With Cream And Coffee Beans


Stacked Chocolate Croissants On A Wooden Board

Stacked Chocolate Croissants On A Wooden Board


top view of a chocolate ice cream beverage

Top View Of A Chocolate Ice Cream Beverage


two ice cream cones upside down in a tall glass

Two Ice Cream Cones Upside Down In A Tall Glass


person tilts silver tray filled with baked oranges forward

Person Tilts Silver Tray Filled With Baked Oranges Forward


person holds silver baking tray filled with baked oranges

Person Holds Silver Baking Tray Filled With Baked Oranges


black oven mitt holds tray of oranges in the oven

Black Oven Mitt Holds Tray Of Oranges In The Oven


close up of baked sliced oranges

Close Up Of Baked Sliced Oranges


knife scraped kale into wooden bowl

Knife Scraped Kale Into Wooden Bowl


coal barbeque cooking hamburgers

Coal Barbeque Cooking Hamburgers


a stack of crackers on a marble counter top

A Stack Of Crackers On A Marble Counter Top


person pours liquid from a ceramic jug

Person Pours Liquid From A Ceramic Jug


spoon dips into a beautifully plated meal

Spoon Dips Into A Beautifully Plated Meal


a decadent cake at outdoor celebration

A Decadent Cake At Outdoor Celebration


close up of seasoned chickpeas

Close Up Of Seasoned Chickpeas


a tray of roasted chickpeas

A Tray Of Roasted Chickpeas


knife and half a bell pepper

Knife And Half A Bell Pepper


hands holding and cutting a zucchini

Hands Holding And Cutting A Zucchini


hand pours syrup on dessert

Hand Pours Syrup On Dessert


rustic cooking flatlay in kitchen

Rustic Cooking Flatlay In Kitchen


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


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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.