cutest appetizer ever, no translation needed! use star shapes of various sizes & using a toothpick, stack big to small, sliding lettuce, cheeses & fillings in between. Stick a cheese star on top of toothpick end to hold it all together.
you want to get both hands in the shot, how about adding some more interesting angles, like tilting your picture so that the hands are at top and bottom instead of the sides? This is a cool way to make sure your pictures all look different.