The Roman historian Pliny the Elder in his writing has said Tallow soap had been made in 600 BCE by the Phoenicians, who did so by boiling goat tallow and wood ashes in water.
Pliny the Elder
Pliny the Elder
- Tallow Soap Recipe • The Prairie Homestead
It’s amazing all the things you can do with a big blob of beef fat. Once you render it into tallow, soap, candles, and the best french fries you’ve ever put in your mouth all become very real possibilities.
- 4 Things You Should Know About Tallow Soapmaking – Lovely …
Since I started making soap three years ago, it has been my aim to use tallow produced from butchering our own beef cattle as part of my soap.
- Why I Use Lard or Tallow in My Soap (And Why You Should, Too …
I wasn’t originally going to publish this today, but I received a few comments on yesterday’s entry about the use of tallow in soap making.
- Tallow Soap Making – Benefits and Detriments – Soap Making Resource
Instead of sticking with all vegetable oils, some soap makers use beef tallow for soap making. Admitantly, I am not an expert in tallow soap making. In fact, at the time of this writing, I have never made tallow soap as I try to keep my creations 100% animal product free.
- Soap History – All About History of Soap Making
Soap History. The first concrete evidence we have of soap-like substance is dated around 2800 BC., the first soap makers were Babylonians, Mesopotamians, Egyptians, as well as the ancient Greeks and Romans. All of them made soap by mixing fat, oils and salts.