3 carrots, peeled and sliced into very thin matchsticks. You could try grating them, but I don't think that would be as good. If you are not prone to kitchen accidents, as I am, a mandolin might be a good choice.
1 small shallot, minced
1 clove garlic, minced
juice of 1/2 to 1 lemon
ras el hanout, about half a teaspoon. I used a little more than that, but... taste and correct (it's a spice mix. If you want The Very Best Possible Flavor, you should toast your own spices, grind them and mix them. I buy it in a jar, ready to go. mustaphas.com sells it; since they're a Seattle firm, it's available in shops all over town here. Their argan oil is delicious. But expensive.).
cumin, just a pinch
pinch of ground hot pepper (I used piment d'espelette because it's what I had. Plain cayenne or some-such would work too)
Mix the carrots, shallot, garlic, salt, ras el hanout, cumin and lemon juice together. Let them sit for a while (I let mine sit while the kids and I walked to the store to pick up the salmon and I nagged them to pick up their stuff when we got back. 20 minutes walking + 20 minutes nagging= 40 minutes of sitting around)
Add olive oil to coat lightly. Toss, taste and correct seasoning.