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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white onions being saved in a frying pan

White Onions Being Saved In A Frying Pan

gold and marbled wedding cake

Gold And Marbled Wedding Cake

fresh muffins in tray

Fresh Muffins In Tray

rainbow measuring cups

Rainbow Measuring Cups

rounds of raw meat on butcher paper

Rounds Of Raw Meat On Butcher Paper

dragon cookies with red white and green icing

Dragon Cookies With Red White And Green Icing

rustic cooking flatlay in kitchen

Rustic Cooking Flatlay In Kitchen

painted nails and baking

Painted Nails And Baking

bread roll tied up in a bow

Bread Roll Tied Up In A Bow

close up of fresh bread

Close Up Of Fresh Bread

yellow purple and cream macarons

Yellow Purple And Cream Macarons

fruit topped pancakes to start the day

Fruit Topped Pancakes To Start The Day

knife and half a bell pepper

Knife And Half A Bell Pepper

fruit and veggies angle view

Fruit And Veggies Angle View

classic german foods in restaurant

Classic German Foods In Restaurant

bbq chicken wrap

Bbq Chicken Wrap

chocolate brownie in tray

Chocolate Brownie In Tray

a row of hot red peppers

A Row Of Hot Red Peppers

a woman with a bowl of tomatoes and peppers

A Woman With A Bowl Of Tomatoes And Peppers

plate of macarons on a wicker tray

Plate Of Macarons On A Wicker Tray

standing over wooden box of small balls of dough

Standing Over Wooden Box Of Small Balls Of Dough

carrot gradient with greens

Carrot Gradient With Greens

flax seeds in wooden spoon

Flax Seeds In Wooden Spoon

piece of salmon on the grill

Piece Of Salmon On The Grill

macarons with blurred lights

Macarons With Blurred Lights

bagels on wire rack

Bagels On Wire Rack

cooking on gas

Cooking On Gas

person pours liquid from a ceramic jug

Person Pours Liquid From A Ceramic Jug

egg on burlap close up

Egg On Burlap Close Up

children decorate cookies

Children Decorate Cookies

vegetables on wood surface flatlay

Vegetables On Wood Surface Flatlay

four breaded balls are being fried in oil

Four Breaded Balls Are Being Fried In Oil

hands cut a red pepper with a sharp knife

Hands Cut A Red Pepper With A Sharp Knife

sizzling and camping

Sizzling And Camping

fried comfort food fish and chips

Fried Comfort Food Fish And Chips

pepper and chilli flakes

Pepper And Chilli Flakes

turn the sausages

Turn The Sausages

wood handled knife surrounded by vegetables

Wood Handled Knife Surrounded By Vegetables

yellow purple pink and cream macarons

Yellow Purple Pink And Cream Macarons

piece of grilled salmon

Piece of Grilled Salmon

pink on pink macarons

Pink On Pink Macarons

candles lit on chocolate cake

Candles Lit On Chocolate Cake

looking down at red bell peppers sliced in half

Looking Down At Red Bell Peppers Sliced In Half

chocolate holiday treat with milk

Chocolate Holiday Treat With Milk

ready to work in the kitchen

Ready To Work In The Kitchen

kids decorate cookies

Kids Decorate Cookies

carrot gradient flatlay

Carrot Gradient Flatlay

eggs up

Eggs Up

colorful ingredients flat lay

Colorful Ingredients Flat Lay

an abundance of food choices

An Abundance Of Food Choices

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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.