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'''Tallow''' is animal fat. It
was used to make cheap (and smelly) [[candle]]s. |+|
'''Tallow''' is animal fat. It used to make [[candle]]s .
Latest revision as of 01:39, 12 September 2007
Tallow is rendered animal fat, usually from sheep or cows. It has been used to make candles from Roman times, but it gives off some smoke, making beeswax a preferred, if more expensive, option.
Tallow had various other uses, including the production of soap.