Food photography can be just as fun as it looks! The key is to master the basics of food styling (or hire a food stylist,) choose complementary colors (garnishes do wonders!) Also don’t forget to make use of depth of field and of course the lighting. Natural window light is probably the most pleasant when it comes to food.
Read more tips for food photography here: http://www.lightstalking.com/how-to-photograph-food