Chinese cabbage is good for stir fry. Just cut out a chunk, break the leaves up into small pieces. Put garlic and some oil in pan and heat them a bit first. Then add the cabbage, some soy sauce, water, and sugar (if you want) and cook it until you think it's good enough (try some every now and then, I guess.).
Human history is the story of complaisance. While disaster is fresh in our memory, we take precautions. But as the memory of disaster recedes, we start to take risks.