I am sharing an article that i've written.
Apart for the camera settings, there are various factors that will affect an outcome of a food photo.
In no way i am a pro in this but these are some points that i understood and comprehend over the couple of years of casual shooting of food.
Feel free to discuss and exchange views along the way.
This may not be the most comprehensive tips but i believe they should make certain sense and hope that it's reasonably useful for those who are interested in taking better food shot with their point & shoot, camera phone, or even DSLR.
Eight Tips for a Better Food Shot without involving Camera Setting