(翻譯)這段英文怎麼翻才是本意呢?

France's submission, which sits alongside Croatian gingerbread and the Azerbaijani carpet, centres mostly around the ritual itself - how wines are paired with dishes, how the table is dressed, the precise placing of glasses for water and wine, knife blade pointing in, fork curved towards the dish, all... 顯示更多 France's submission, which sits alongside Croatian gingerbread and the Azerbaijani carpet, centres mostly around the ritual itself - how wines are paired with dishes, how the table is dressed, the precise placing of glasses for water and wine, knife blade pointing in, fork curved towards the dish, all time-honoured rituals.

想請教其中的submission在這段文章裏的正確意義?
sits alongside 可以怎麼運用?
為什麼fork curved towards the dish的toward要加s呢?

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更新: http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/language/wordsinthenews/2010/11/101119_witn_unesco_heritage_page.shtml
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