I don’t know if its coincidence or what, but after the food series competition started in Cognizant’s Photography club, I am more interested in that area now. As with the Chaat item, this particular item is prepared by author and owner of Thefoodielovers.com For receipe, you will have to navigate to her site.
But I can post the technical details of the photo here. Using the DIY lightbox that I made some 2 years ago, I focused the 1000W incandescent light from about 45 degree from right and used a reflector from about 0 degrees on the left. This made sure there are no dark spots on the bread.
Once the lighting is setup, I used a plain white chart as the base to reflect more light up and have a glow effect. Here are the photos:
Receipe: 1 cup of salted peanuts from SAMS. Thats it!