Tarnished cutlery is great as the surface is non reflective and makes the shot feed earthy and rustic. Use of scattered ingredients tell the story of what ingredients are in the biscuits.
Pork and Pumpkin Mole Chili rustic food photography - lovely styling
Spaghetti and Meatballs Source: Foodess
Skillet Roast Chicken with Fennel, Parsnips, Scallions and Lemon / Bon Appetit