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!

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person puts cookies into the oven to bake

Person Puts Cookies Into The Oven To Bake


recipe box

recipe box


brownie with candy cane and milk

Brownie With Candy Cane And Milk


breakfast sandwich in hand

Breakfast Sandwich In Hand


fruit and veggie cirlces angle view

Fruit And Veggie Cirlces Angle View


a sliced bell pepper surrounded by other cooking items

A Sliced Bell Pepper Surrounded By Other Cooking Items


pair of busy hands molding white dough

Pair Of Busy Hands Molding White Dough


baker kneading out dough

Baker Kneading Out Dough


peppers and other vegetables flatlay

Peppers And Other Vegetables Flatlay


raw cookie dough in a silver baking tray

Raw Cookie Dough In A Silver Baking Tray


taco shells with black beans and fried chicken

Taco Shells With Black Beans And Fried Chicken


a stack of crackers on a marble counter top

A Stack Of Crackers On A Marble Counter Top


savory crepe with salad

Savory Crepe With Salad


view over a persons shoulder as they slice red peppers

View Over A Persons Shoulder As They Slice Red Peppers


camera looks down at a glass jar filled with red sauce

Camera Looks Down At A Glass Jar Filled With Red Sauce


person stirs a bowl and holds salt to pour

Person Stirs A Bowl And Holds Salt To Pour


flatlay of cheese mushroom and bacon pizza

Flatlay of Cheese Mushroom And Bacon Pizza


plates being prepared for service in a restaurant kitchen

Plates Being Prepared For Service In A Restaurant Kitchen


hand places biscotti cookie over a cup of coffee

Hand Places Biscotti Cookie Over A Cup Of Coffee


Stacked Cheeseburger On Yellow Background

Stacked Cheeseburger On Yellow Background


close up of cheesy pizza slices

Close Up of Cheesy Pizza Slices


two people work together to making cookie

Two People Work Together To Making Cookie


moroccan dining tagine and flatbreads

Moroccan Dining Tagine And Flatbreads


beetroot salad with garlic and parsley

Beetroot Salad With Garlic And Parsley


a cheese board accompanied by drinks

Charcuterie Board Accompanied By Drinks


cracking egg for baking

Cracking Egg For Baking


extra chocolate chocolate cake

Extra Chocolate Chocolate Cake


two ice cream cones upside down in a tall glass

Two Ice Cream Cones Upside Down In A Tall Glass


hand pours syrup on dessert

Hand Pours Syrup On Dessert


a flatlay of the breakfast table

A Flatlay Of The Breakfast Table


herby line-up

Herby Line-up


gourmet donuts sweet treats

Gourmet Donuts Sweet Treats


fall leaf cookies in the kitchen

Fall Leaf Cookies In The Kitchen


hand with a oven mit places cookies into the oven

Hand With A Oven Mit Places Cookies Into The Oven


mushrooms accompanied with red wine

Mushrooms Accompanied With Red Wine


baker kneading a mound of dough

Baker Kneading A Mound Of Dough


person holds a glass bottle and carrots by their tops

Person Holds A Glass Bottle And Carrots By Their Tops


milk and brownies

Milk And Brownies


assorted pastries

Assorted Pastries


baker holding fresh muffins

Baker Holding Fresh Muffins


white stove with a silver pan is bathed in window light

White Stove With A Silver Pan Is Bathed In Window Light


oysters on the half shell

Oysters On The Half Shell


child makes cookies

Child Makes Cookies


person roasts corn on the cob over an open flame

Person Roasts Corn On The Cob Over An Open Flame


italian meatballs with toast

Italian Meatballs With Toast


some beautifully packaged macarons

Some Beautifully Packaged Macarons


pie baking in oven

Pie Baking In Oven


preparing food with gloves

Preparing Food With Gloves


red pepper and a silver knife photo

Red Pepper And A Silver Knife Photo


noodles with salmon and egg

Noodles With Salmon And Egg


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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.