Here are my recommended tools for food photography. You can certainly manage using regular objects from around the house, but sometimes it helps to have a few key supplies at your disposal.
12" x 8" Light Reflector, 3 in 1 Photography Reflector Cardboard, Folding Light Diffuser Board for Food Photography
Marble 24x24in Photography Backdrop Boards
Lume Cube Bicolor Panel Mini LED Light. Ideal for low light conditions.